For its part, Uber disclosed that two individuals outside the company inappropriately accessed user data stored on a third-party cloud-based service that it uses.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing Uber, after the ride-hailing company waited more than a year to reveal that it had been hacked, resulting in the breach of personal data for customers and drivers.
Under Washington's revised data breach law, businesses are required to notify consumers within 45 days if their personal information was accessed by an unauthorized person.
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will conduct its investigation on the data breach involving personal data of users of ridesharing firm Uber in the Philippines. With investigations under way by the attorneys general of Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, and NY, there will likely be more on this front soon. If that penalty were applied to each of the affected drivers in Washington, it would total almost $22 million in penalties.
Washington is the latest state to take Uber to court over its hidden data breach. "There is no excuse for keeping this information from consumers". Violations carry fines of up to US$2,000, and Ferguson said each day Uber failed to notify each customer constitutes a violation.
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The lawsuit seeks civil penalties in the millions of dollars.
"Uber users should continue to be vigilant and follow the advice from the NCSC, which can be found on its website".
In a statement Tuesday, Uber said it takes the matter seriously and is cooperating with regulators. "We are committed to changing the way we do business, putting integrity at the core of every decision we make, and working hard to re-gain the trust of consumers".
A joint lawsuit was filed on behalf of IL and the city of Chicago on Monday, seeking to hold the ride sharing company accountable for a 2016 breach that exposed the data of 57 million customers and drivers worldwide. The trial, brought by Alphabet-owned Waymo, centres on allegations that Uber stole autonomous vehicle technology trade secrets from it.
By popular demand, MTV is bringing back the OG Jersey Shore for a new reunion, so start your GTL in preparation. Just like the original show, there will be nonstop partying and drinking in the hottest beach in town.
Trump's fiercely private schedule proves she doesn't want the First Lady spotlight. "I want to see Christmas ". Among the standards are an 18-foot fir tree in the Blue Room, and a 350-pound gingerbread White House .
The European Commission says 18 countries backed its proposed five-year extension, with nine voting against and one abstaining. Banning glyphosate outright would have shaken Europe's agriculture sector, since it is so widely used.
Efficiency improvements in the batteries also liberate an extra 12bhp from the electric motor , which powers the front wheels. The world's highest selling plug-in hybrid sports vehicle has had a haircut, subbing the standard roof for a soft-top design.
However, at that time, questions were raised whether the company had turned the Face ID's "Required Attention" feature on or not. Face ID is enabled during the video to show that is in fact his real face used during setup and then unlocked via the mask.
So Rivers has made his son Austin the point guard alongside Lou Williams - the backup backcourt at the start of the season. Kuzma's double-double was a single-game high for an National Basketball Association rookie this season.
It's possible that Flynn is merely in discussions with Mueller's office, and that those talks will ultimately fall through. Kian didn't reply and Flynn's lawyer, Robert Kelner, wasn't immediately available to discuss the report, the Journal said.
HTC's Vice President of Product Management Mo Versi announced the news via his Twitter handle in the midst of Thanksgiving. The HTC U Ultra and the company's flagship smartphone from previous year , the HTC 10 , will also receive the Oreo update.
The Church of England agreed in 2002 that divorced people could remarry in church at the discretion of the priest. Personally, I love a great love story", she continued, referencing their choice to keep private.
San Francisco 49ers name Jimmy Garoppolo starting QB
Beathard started the past five games after replacing Brian Hoyer , who began the season as San Francisco's starting quarterback. The one-win San Francisco 49ers will be changing things up to try and get another "W" against the Chicago Bears .
Actress' Lawsuit Accuses Weinstein Brothers Of Sex Trafficking
After that, Noble claims she was allowed to leave and told by Weinstein that his people would be in touch with her about the role. Neither a representative for Bob Weinstein nor The Weinstein Company immediately respond to ABC News' request for comment.
India welcomes Ivanka Trump at business summit
But she said that in developing countries, 70% of women-owned small and mid-sized businesses have no access to capital. The senior White House adviser has always been considered a sort of whisperer when it comes to her powerful father.
Woods' return is exciting - Rose
He only started to take full swings two months ago but, according to Rickie Fowler , Woods is out-distancing him in practice rounds.
Wenger confirms future of Ozil and Sanchez
Arsene Wenger has denied Mesut Ozil has already agreed to move to Barcelona when his contract expires at Arsenal . As far as I'm concerned, they'll stay until the end of the season unless something unbelievable happens.
Waymo-Uber trial delayed over new evidence
Waymo had requested the delay on Monday so it could look into whether or not Uber had withheld evidence in the case . On Tuesday, Alsup delayed it so Waymo can have more time to gather evidence.
Team Field Announced For NIVC Tournament
As soon as the TV analysts on Sunday's selection show brought up the Huskers, Staiger coolly remarked, "I want to play them". The top four seeds in the tournament include No. 1 Penn State, No. 2 Florida, No. 3 Stanford and No. 4 Kentucky.
Time Inc. agrees to be sold to rival publisher Meredith
Time Inc announced in June past year that it would slim down its cycling portfolio to focus on the flagship title Cycling Weekly . Meredith, whose magazines include Better Homes and Gardens , Shape and Family Circle , acquired the company for $18.50 per share.
Multiple shots fired in London's Oxford Circus area
The most recent involved a bomb on a packed London Underground train in south-west London in September, which injured 30 people. Police said they received numerous calls reporting that gunshots were fired on Oxford Street and at the station at 4:38pm.