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Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Man $100,000 To Keep Quiet About Data Breach

The Huffington Post / Business 37 sources

The breach exposed the personal data of 57 million Uber users.

Exclusive: Uber paid 20-year-old Florida man to keep data breach secret - sources

Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 20-year-old Florida man was responsible for the large data breach at Uber Technologies Inc last year and was paid by Uber to destroy the data through a so-called "bug bounty" program normally used to…

Uber paid to keep data breach secret: report

A 20-year-old Florida man was responsible for the data breach at Uber last year, and was paid $100,000 to destroy the information, Reuters reported Wednesday.The ride-sharing company announced last month that a hacker had stolen the…

Uber paid 20-year-old Florida man to keep data breach secret, sources said

CNBC / Technology

A 20-year-old Florida man was responsible for the large data breach at Uber last year and was paid to destroy the data.

Florida man hacked Uber in 2016

A report from Reuters finally revealed the person behind Uber's massive 2016 data breach: a 20-year-old man from Florida. Florida Man, you might say.

Bryan man sentenced to 20 years in connection to a 2016 aggravated robbery

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A Bryan man was sentenced to 20 years in prison last week after pleading guilty to a 2016 aggravated robbery charge.

Uber paid hacker to keep data breach secret - sources

A 20-year-old Florida man was responsible for the large data breach at Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] last year and was paid by Uber to destroy the data through a so-called “bug bounty” program normally used to identify small code…

Equifax to Uber: Biggest data breaches and leaks that rocked the world in 2017

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Uber reportedly paid a 20-year-old man to keep silent about security breach

The Verge

A 20-year-old man was responsible for the massive data breach at Uber last year, and the company paid him to destroy the data through its bug bounty program, reports Reuters. In November, Uber revealed it suffered from a cyberattack in…

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