Uber Hacker is a 20-year-old from Florida

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Who hacked Uber, an online taxi database in OctUber 2016, is a 20-year-old Florida resident who lost $ 100,000 in data loss.

According to the report, three people near the incident hacked information about 57 million Uber users, including 600,000 American drivers to Reuters, said the hacker exploited the Bug Bounty cache program to exploit the hole in the Uber-Server and, after hacking the Data 57 Millions of users requested money from Kurdish executives, and they also charged $ 100,000 to hacker to destroy the lost data.

Uber for payment, apparently, held a competition between the experts and then paid the money to a 20-year-old hacker from Florida. Otter spokesman Matt Callman refused to declare the name of the hacker.

Khosrowshahi, the new CEO of Uber, expelled two senior company information security managers last month after media coverage.

Former HackerOne director told Reuters that such a huge payment is very unusual, as white hatters typically receive a reward of $ 5,000 to $ 10,000 for finding a hole.

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