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Uber Paid Off A 20-year-old Florida Man To Destroy Hacked Information by pandapluto: 3:53pm On Dec 07, 2017
Another report asserts the hacker behind the 2016 information brach got assistance from another person.

More points of interest are becoming exposed about Uber’s enormous information break. Reuters is announcing that a 20-year-old Florida man was behind the 2016 coercion arranged cyber attack and was paid through the company’s bug abundance program.

We realize that the person, whose character Uber declines to uncover, got $100,000 for annihilating the information, which uncovered the individual information of approximately 57 million clients and drivers.

The ride-hailing firm at that point stayed silent about the break for over a year. You can wager Congress and the five satiates examining Uber will give careful consideration to any new chunks of information.

Bug bounties (where pay is offered to hacker who discover vulnerabilities) are ordinary inside tech circles – everybody from Apple to Samsung uses them. Also, while exceptionally announced prizes of up to $200,000 are the standard, it’s uncommon that the biggest whole is apportioned to any one individual. Making Uber’s $100,000 quiet payout an unequaled record for HackerOne, the firm that has Uber’s bug abundance program, as per a previous executive who addressed Reuters.

The Florida hacker, depicted in the report as “living with his mother,” allegedly paid a moment individual for encourage getting to GitHub’s assets to get certifications for Uber information put away somewhere else.

Read more via https://mediablare.com/uber-paid-off-a-20-year-old-florida-man-to-destroy-hacked-information/

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Re: Uber Paid Off A 20-year-old Florida Man To Destroy Hacked Information by expialidocious: 2:27am On Dec 08, 2017
If na Nigeria, a certain security agency , after tracing the culprit, will take him to the nearest ATM. while threatening to waste him on the way

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