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Uber pays $148 million for 2016 cover up

Last month, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced a $148 million nationwide settlement resolving allegations that Uber violated state data breach reporting and reasonable data security laws, in connection with its 2016 breach of driver and customer data. Uber is accused of exposing 57 million users’ data and…

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Home Depot to pay $19.5 million for data breach

according to a report from Reuters The home improvement retailer also agreed to improve data security over a two-year period and hire a chief information security officer to oversee its progress. It will separately pay legal fees and related costs for affected consumers. The breach affected people who used payment cards on its self-checkout terminals in…

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