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Uber's massive security breach: Company faces probes, questions galore

Uber's massive security breach: Company faces probes, questions galore

1 hour ago   |   SiliconBeat

Can Uber be trusted? The San Francisco company reportedly paid hackers $100,000 to delete data and keep quiet about the breach.
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YouTubers claim to hack the iPhone X's Face ID with a plaster mask

YouTubers claim to hack the iPhone X's Face ID with a plaster mask

3 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

The iPhone X comes with a sophisticated 3D facial recognition system that has no rival in the mobile business right now. It's more secure than Touch ID, almost as fast, and...
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Uber's data breach was relatively small when compared to the Yahoo hack

Uber's data breach was relatively small when compared to the Yahoo hack

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

On Tuesday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi quietly announced that Uber had suffered a large data breach in 2016. The worst part? The company reportedly paid the hackers $100,000 to...
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Canada's privacy commissioner has reached out to Uber for ‘more information'

Canada's privacy commissioner has reached out to Uber for ‘more information'

3 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has yet to launch a formal investigation into the Uber cyberattack that affected 57 million U.S. customers, but has “reached...
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Uber's latest privacy scandal already capturing the attention of lawmakers

Uber's latest privacy scandal already capturing the attention of lawmakers

4 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Uber today was forced to admit it was hacked last year and paid a ransom to hackers before covering it up as a bug bounty program. Within a few hours, international legislators...
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Hiding a hack? Uber promised not to do things like that - CNET

4 hours ago   |   CNET   |   3 articles

In a settlement with the FTC, the company said it wouldn't mislead users about the security of their data.
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Uber's massive hack: What we know

5 hours ago   |   CNN

The company may face legal consequences following its disclosure that 57 million accounts were compromised last year.
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Uber in legal crosshairs over hack cover-up

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   6 articles

Two US states on Wednesday confirmed they are investigating Uber's cover-up of a hack at the ride-sharing giant that compromised the personal information of 57 million users...
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FTC says it is evaluating 'serious issues' raised in Uber's handling of a data breach

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - The Federal Trade Commission, which investigates companies accused of being sloppy with consumer data, said it was "closely evaluating the serious issues" raised...
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Uber failed to tell UK authorities of mass data breach, says No 10

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Taxi-hailing firm warned it may face higher fines as inquiry continues into whether UK customers' details were compromised UK authorities were unaware of a mass data breach at...
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Deal: Nokia Steel smartwatch on sale for just €78 on Black Friday

Deal: Nokia Steel smartwatch on sale for just €78 on Black Friday

Nokia has just announced it will run a Black Friday sale on its health devices on November 23. The offer includes discounts up to 50% on exactly eight health devices that will... Read more ...

Nest Black Friday deals: $50 off thermostat, $60 off indoor camera, and more...

Nest Black Friday deals: $50 off thermostat, $60 off indoor camera, and more amazing sales

Amazon is holding a 10-day Black Friday extravaganza, with bargains on its own devices and other goodies, including devices from Nest.The latest Nest Learning Thermostat, which... Read more ...

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30-per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30-per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+

Roku is getting in on Amazon's Black Friday bonanza.The maker of set-top boxes and streaming media devices has discounted a bunch of its devices on Amazon. The deals last all... Read more ...

This 5GB data SIM only deal for £6.50 per month is the best of Black Friday...

This 5GB data SIM only deal for £6.50 per month is the best of Black Friday so far

TechRadar has teamed up with Mobile Phones Direct to give TechRadar readers what is probably the best SIM only deal of the year for Black Friday. This exclusive deal gets you... Read more ...

Nest thermostats, cameras, and more are now down to Black Friday prices

Nest thermostats, cameras, and more are now down to Black Friday prices

This is the best deal you'll find on Nest products right now! Is this deal for me? If you're tired of the crazy weather patterns and walking into a house that is the wrong... Read more ...

The FCC's Proposal To Nuke Net Neutrality

The FCC's Proposal To Nuke Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission released its proposal to end Obama-era net neutrality protections the day before Thanksgiving, with plans to vote on December 14. Read more ...

The Galaxy S9 will reportedly be a more iterative update and could show up...

The Galaxy S9 will reportedly be a more iterative update and could show up at CES

All the major smartphones of 2017 are out in the world, but it's never to early to start thinking about next year's flagships. Samsung is reportedly starting earlier than ever... Read more ...

Bluetooth quick pairing feature in the works for Windows 10

Bluetooth quick pairing feature in the works for Windows 10

Microsoft appears to be working on a way to quickly pair Bluetooth devices to your Windows 10 PC. As first spotted by Thurrott , the initial bits of a thus-far undocumented... Read more ...

Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent

Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released his proposal to kill net neutrality today, and while there's a lot to be unhappy with, it's hard not to be taken with the brazenness of his... Read more ...

Games with Gold December 2017 list: Warhammer and more

Games with Gold December 2017 list: Warhammer and more

It's that time of the month: Microsoft has unveiled its Games with Gold list for December 2017, revealing to subscribers the titles they get for free with their Xbox Live Gold... Read more ...