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Uber settles with US for $148 million over 2016 data breach

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U ber Technologies has settled with the top highest legal officers altogether 50 U.S. states over a colossal information breach that it did not disclose in 2016, partitioning one in all the more additional important embarrassments and legal tangles the ride-hailing company has suffered over the last few years. State attorneys general said on Wednesday that Uber pays a fine of $148 million , to be distributed in varied amount across the states and Washington, D.C. The amount is precedent setting for attorneys general settlements in security cases. By comparison, the multi-state settlement with Target business firm in 2017, over a information breach in which 41 million folks had their information stolen, was simply dollar 18.5 million . The settlement follows a 10 month investigation into a information breach that exposed personal information from around 57 million Uber accounts , together with 600,000 driving license numbers. The terms also additionally embrace changes