Fired Uber attorney testifies against ex-security chief in trial over 2016 data breach cover-up

Maria Dinzeo reports:

 A onetime attorney for Uber who was fired for his role in a suspected coverup of a major 2016 data breach took the stand in the criminal criminal obstruction trial of his former boss on Wednesday, testifying that ex-security chief Joe Sullivan was responsible for changes to a nondisclosure agreement with two hackers that made the attack seem like a white hat security report.

Craig Clark was given immunity in exchange for testifying against Sullivan, who stands accused of concealing the breach from authorities and obstructing an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission into Uber’s security practices.

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