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

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) 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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