Uber has agreed to expand its proposed settlement with the Federal Trade Commission related to its 2016 data breach. The FTC released a revised complaint against the ride-hailing company, alleging Uber knew hackers used a key to access 25 million names and email addresses, 22 million names and phone numbers, and 600,000 names and driver’s license numbers. Uber could face civil penalties as a result of the expanded settlement if it fails to notify the agency of any future data breaches. “The strengthened provisions of the expanded settlement are designed to ensure that Uber does not engage in similar misconduct in the future,” Acting FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen said. The FTC also offered lessons companies can learn from Uber's data breach.
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