Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Hacker $100,000 to Keep Data Breach Secret

December 7, 2017

Last year, Uber received an email from an anonymous person demanding money in exchange for the stolen user database.

It turns out that a 20-year-old Florida man, with the help of another, breached Uber’s system last year and was paid a huge amount by the company to destroy the data and keep the incident secret.

Just last week, Uber announced that a massive data breach in October 2016 exposed


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