By Saqib Shah | Engadget | 1 week 2 days ago | Tech
More details are coming to light about Uber's huge data breach. Reuters is reporting that a 20-year-old Florida man was behind the 2016 extortion-oriented cyberattack and was paid through the firm's bug bounty program. We know that the individual, wh...
By Thuy Ong | The Verge | 1 week 2 days ago | Tech
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 October 2016 that exposed the private data of 57 million drivers and customers, which it then covered up. Uber allegedly paid hackers a $100,000 ransom to...
By | Latest news | 1 week 2 days ago | Tech
A hacker from Florida was allegedly paid $100,000 to keep his mouth shut and delete stolen user data.
By Zoey Chong | CNET | 1 week 2 days ago | Tech
The breach into users of the bike sharer lasted at least two weeks, affecting users around the world.
By | Reuters | 1 week 2 days ago | Tech
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 identify small code vulnerabilities, three people familiar with the events have told Reuters.