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Most UK Uber users and drivers caught up in data breach

More than half of all Uber riders and drivers in the UK were impacted by the ride-sharing company's data breach that was revealed last week.

Penalties for Uber's delayed breach notification would be huge under GDPR

If GDPR had been in effect during the latest Uber hack, the ride-sharing company would have faced stiffed consequences - or more promptly revealed the attack that compromised data of 57 million customers and drivers.

How the next cyber breach could cost you 4% of revenues: Defensive options

Itay Glick runs through some of the protections and their effectiveness against becoming not just the victim of a data breach, but also an early casualty of swinging GDPR fines.

Coming, ready or not: The cost of GDPR non-compliance

Implementation of GDPR could potentially spell the end of almost one in five European businesses says Petter Nordwall, particularly if regulators come out swinging and impose maximum fines for data breaches.

Report predicts banks to get €4.7bn fines in first 3 years under GDPR

Report urges banks to focus on breach response readiness to mitigate GDPR risk as predicted number and levels of fines are exceedingly highs.

Adobe to pay $1M for breach

Adobe will be paying $12 million to 15 states to settle a breach claim.

ICO fines TalkTalk £400K for theft of customer data last year

Due to its poor data security, which led to the theft of the personal data of over 150,000 customers last year, TalkTalk has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).

London NHS trust fined £180K by Information Commissioner for HIV data leak

The ICO has levied a £180,000 fine against a London HIV clinic for accidentally divulging the names and email addresses of 780 patients.

Pregnancy advice clinic fined for 'unforgiveable' data breach

Hacktivist thwarted in plan to reveal names of clients at BPAS following data breach.

ICO fines Northern Ireland Govt Agency £185,000

The Department of Justice of Northern Ireland has been hit with a £185,000 fine from the ICO after leaking the physical personal information relating to victims of a terrorist incident.