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European Union regulators to discuss Uber hack next week

Firm paid hackers $100,000 to keep the massive breach a secret


European Union privacy regulators will discuss ride-hailing app Uber’s massive data breach cover-up next week and could create a task-force to coordinate investigations. Uber faces regulatory scrutiny after CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the firm covered up a data breach past year that exposed personal data from around 57 million accounts. The chair of the group of European data protection authorities — known as the Article 29 Working Party — said on Thursday the data breach would be discussed at its meeting on November 28 and 29. While EU data protection ...

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First Published: Sat, November 25 2017. 02:59 IST