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Uber fined by major European countries for 2016 cyber attack


Devdiscourse News Desk Last Updated at 27-11-2018 15:20:37 IST Netherlands, United Kingdom
Uber fined by major European countries for 2016 cyber attack
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British and Dutch regulators on Tuesday fined ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc for failing to protect customers' personal information during a 2016 cyber attack involving millions of users.

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in Britain slapped a 385,000 pound ($490,759.50) fine on the firm, while the Dutch Data Protection Authority imposed a fine of 600,000 euros.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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