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Uber was hacked in 2016, and data on 57 million people was exposed

Image License Cropped Photo: Elliott Brown / CC BY-SA 2.0 License Link 21 NOV 17 18:27 ET Selena Larson (CNN Money) — Hackers accessed millions of Uber users’ personal information last year, and the company did not report it until Tuesday. In late 2016, two people outside the company accessed the personal information of 57 million Uber users including names, email addresses and phone numbers, the company said. Hackers also accessed driver’s license numbers of around 600,000 drivers in the United States. The 600,000 was included in the total number of affected users. The company did not alert victims...

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How cops could get your data without unlocking your phone

Image License Photo: Apple Inc. 10 NOV 17 15:34 ET Selena Larson (CNN Money) — Apple once again is finding itself at the center of a debate around law enforcement and encryption. On Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein cited the recent Texas mass shooting as an example of why encryption backdoors — or ways to circumvent security and privacy protocols — are necessary. The tech company said it offered to help the FBI after the agency said it could not unlock the phone of Texas shooter Devin Kelley. He is accused of killing 26 people and then himself...

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