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How identity data is turning toxic for big companies

Google might be in trouble for collecting the personal data of its users, but many companies have a growing incentive to rid their hands of the data that users entrust them with. This is because of growing costs of holding ...

dateDec 04, 2017 in Security
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Washington state sues Uber over data breach cover-up

Washington state is suing the ride-hailing company Uber, saying it broke state law when it failed to notify more than 10,000 drivers in the state that their personal information was accessed as part of a major data breach.

dateNov 28, 2017 in Business
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Explainer: What the Uber data breach is all about

When Uber paid a $100,000 ransom so that hackers who broke into its data warehouse would destroy the personal information they stole, it allowed the ride-sharing company to keep a massive breach of 57 million user and driver ...

dateNov 23, 2017 in Security
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Uber in legal crosshairs over hack cover-up

Two US states on Wednesday confirmed they are investigating Uber's cover-up of a hack at the ride-sharing giant that compromised the personal information of 57 million users and drivers.

dateNov 22, 2017 in Business
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