2 Plead Guilty in 2016 Uber and Lynda.com Hacks

Mike Isaac reports:

Two men pleaded guilty in federal court in San Jose, Calif., to charges of computer hacking and an extortion conspiracy on Wednesday, capping a thorny legal saga that ensnared tech companies like Uber and LinkedIn in data breach scandals.

The resolution of the case comes as Americans grapple with theft and misuse of their personal information amid serious data breaches at companies from Facebook and Equifax to Target and Marriott over the past decade.

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