Washington’s attorney general is suing Uber over a data breach that affected nearly 11,000 drivers in the state. The app-based car company violated state law by waiting more than a year to report the breach, said Attorney General Bob Ferguson.
Ask questions and check your credit regularly. That’s the advice the state Attorney General’s office is giving after releasing a report on data breaches. The report says nearly half-a-million Washington residents were affected by 39 reported breaches between July of last year and July of this year. Financial account information was compromised most often in those breaches.