The ride-hailing service says it was the victim of a hack last May that could have exposed thousands of driver names and driver's license numbers.
The US health-insurance provider's own cyberinsurance policy is likely to be exhausted following the theft of up to 80 million records.
Proposed legislation would establish a national standard for how companies respond to data breaches, with advocates on both sides of the issue supportive of the concept.
From Target to Home Depot to JPMorgan, this year was a bad one for massive security breaches. Expect more of the same next year.
A newly discovered program, dug out of the leaked Snowden documents, could even let the spy agency introduce vulnerabilities in the networks to help it listen in.
Experts say the reported heist of 1.2 billion account credentials is legit, but caution that for most people there's little they can do -- or should be worried about.
By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.
The hardware chain says it has eliminated all malware from its systems after a massive hack put tens of millions of customers' data at risk.
Anyone who shopped at a Home Depot store with a payment card since April may be exposed to the hack, the home improvement retailer says.