FTC Takes Action Against Drizly for 2020 Data Breach

Drizly has agreed to tighten its data security practices after federal regulators accused the alcohol delivery company and its CEO of security lapses related to a 2020 data breach that exposed the personal information of 2.5 million customers.The Federal Trade Commission said Monday it had reached a proposed consent agreement with Drizly, a Boston-based subsidiary of Uber that offers delivery of beer, wine and other alcoholic spirits to consumers of legal drinking age. The FTC alleged that the company and its CEO, James Cory Rellas, were alerted to security problems two years before the 2020 breach yet failed to act to protect …
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