Five states are already investigating Uber's breach that exposed data on 57 million of its users, which the company hid for a year. But now the ridesharing titan will have to explainits actions to Congress. Five Democratic and Republican Senators sent a series of letters to Uber asking why it didn't inform customers sooner, whether it's working with law enforcement and how it will help the users affected.
Four Republicans headed by John Thune (R-SD), who lead committees overseeing tech, telecom, finance and data security, sent a letter to Uber asking when the company discovered the data had been stolen, when it had alerted authorities and if users' Social Security numbers were compromised. The lone Democrat Mark Warner (D-VA) inquired as to why Uber didn't have better security and why it didn't inform affected users earlier.