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Uber paid Florida man to keep data breach secret: sources

It made payment to hacker through a "bug bounty" programme used to identify small code vulnerabilities

San Francisco

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" programme normally used to identify small code vulnerabilities, three people familiar with the...