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

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. - SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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 vulnerabilities, three people familiar with the events have told Reuters.



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