What's Next For Uber After Data Breach?

What's Next For Uber

Uber is coming clean.

The ride sharing company revealed hackers stole personal information from 57 million customers in 2016.

 The company said it paid the hackers $100,000 to destroy the information and keep quiet.

Uber is just the latest company to get hacked.

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So what's going to happen to Uber since they covered up the hack?

According to Reuters, under British laws they can fine the company up to $662,000 (500,000 pounds) for failing to notify users and regulators of the breach.

Here in the U.S., the New York Attorney General opened an investigation.

Tech Crunch reported Uber will likely have to sit in the hot seat in its home state of California.

A civil code there requires businesses to disclose data breaches affecting more than 500 state residents.

The FTC told Tech Crunch it didn't have a comment on how it plans to handle Uber's data breach.

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