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Dec 13, 2017
UK's City of York Council refuses to renew Uber's licence in a new regulatory setback for the companyUber was granted an operator’s license by the City of York Council on 21 December, 2016 to run until midnight on December, 2017.
Dec 12, 2017
Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part XI: Establishing proper deterrent consequences for privacy violationsLack of deterrent consequences is one of the key reasons why India’s current IT Act and Rules have failed to protect privacy
Dec 08, 2017
45 percent of industrial companies are not adopting reliable cybersecurity measures to protect data: ReportIt added that although many companies are conducting regular risk assessments, 20 percent are not doing them at all.
Dec 07, 2017
Uber paid off a 20-year old Florida man who was allegedly responsible for the 2016 data breach to destroy itUber made the payment last year through a programme designed to reward security researchers who report flaws in a company’s software, three sources stated.
Dec 06, 2017
Virtual keyboard application leaves user database server unprotected; leaks personal data of 31 million Android usersFitusi, the owner of the breached server, is the co-founder of AI.type, a customisable on-screen keyboard which boasts of 40 million users worldwide.
Dec 04, 2017
PayPal owned TIO Networks leaked out data of 1.6 mn customers; PayPal remains unaffectedOn 10 November, PayPal suspended TIO's operations after it discovered security vulnerabilities in the firm's platform.
Dec 02, 2017
Three senior Uber officials resign after CEO criticises poor handling of the 2016 data breachUber’s security practices are also under scrutiny in a high-stakes legal battle with self-driving car company Waymo, an Alphabet Inc subsidiary.
Nov 30, 2017
EU privacy regulators to set up a task force to coordinate national investigations regarding the Uber data breachEuropean data protection authorities said after meeting on Wednesday that the French, Italian, Spanish, Belgian, British and German regulators would be part of the task force, led by the Dutch authority
Nov 29, 2017
After US reveal, Uber says 2.7 million users in UK affected in 2016 breachIn Britain, Uber drew around 2.85 million users, on average, over the past three months, according to a web and mobile app traffic measurement firm.
Nov 29, 2017
Washington state attorney general sues Uber following its 2016 data breach revelationUber said last week that in 2016 it had paid hackers $100,000 to destroy data on more than 57 million customers and drivers which had been stolen.