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In 2016 ride-hailing app Uber had 600,000 driver and 57 million user accounts were breached. Instead of reporting the incident the company paid the perpetrator $100,000 to keep the hack under wraps. Those actions, however, cost the company dearly. The company was fined $148 million — the biggest data-breach payout in history – for violation of state data breach notification laws.
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