A Florida man was paid $100,000 to keep a massive Uber data hack under wraps

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In October 2016, a 20-year-old Florida man pulled off a major data breach against San Francisco-based tech giant Uber Technologies Inc. The ride-sharing company then paid the hacker, whose identity has not been confirmed by news sources, $100,000 — unreported to authorities and in silence — to destroy all previously stolen information by using what's called a "bug bounty" program, according to a report by Reuters. The report continues:...

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