Equifax has spent millions on new technology and security upgrades, legal fees and identity theft services made free for those affected. By the end of 2017, the estimated breach costs totalled $439 million. Now the company has agreed to pay near $700 million, to settle Federal and State investigations, contributing between $300-$425 million towards consumer…

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Marriot plans to appeal against this £99 million fine, where credit card details, passport numbers and dates of birth have been stolen. Arne Sorenson, president and chief executive of Marriot International, expressed: “We are disappointed with this notice of intent from the ICO, which we will contest…We deeply regret this incident happened. We take the…

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Though this fine hardly leaves Uber ‘running on empty’, we can agree that it’s a steep price to pay in not only its finances but its customer’s brand perception. Trust is like a wing-mirror, you can only hold it together with sticky tape for so long. COST: $148 million RECORDS COMPROMISED: 600,000 9. Marriot Hotel:…

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