• FTC: We are evaluating “serious issues” in Uber data breach

    23 days ago - By Fast Company

    In light of Uber's recent data breach, the ride-hailer is being investigated by regulators in the U.K., Australia, the Philippines, and New York. Now, Federal Trade Commission is joining that list, reports TechCrunch. The FTC responded to reports that Uber paid off hackers to conceal the fact that data of 57 million account holders had...
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  • There's a 'high chance' that Uber's failure to disclose its hack was illegal

    There's a 'high chance' that Uber's failure to disclose its hack was illegal

    23 days ago - By Business Insider

    Uber revealed on Tuesday that it had covered up a data breach that took place in 2016, affecting 57 million users.
    The company failed to tell authorities around the world and reportedly paid $100,000 to the hackers to cover up the breach, which included names, emails, and phone numbers.
    UK authorities have said British users were affected, but haven't publicised numbers yet.
    The UK's digital minister Matt Hancock said the company probably broke the law - the most damning statement yet from the government.
    The questions are piling up on Uber about a data breach that put at least 57 million...
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  • FTC evaluating “serious issues” raised by Uber breach

    FTC evaluating “serious issues” raised by Uber breach

    23 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    The FTC has now put out a statement regarding the Uber data breach which the company concealed for the best part of a year before finally disclosing it, under new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, on Tuesday by passing details to Bloomberg.
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