Florida man hacked Uber in 2016

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A report from Reuters finally revealed the person behind Uber's massive 2016 data breach: a 20-year-old man from Florida. Florida Man, you might say.

A source told the publication that the man responsible for the hack — which Uber revealed in a November blog post had affected 57 million customers around the world — was reportedly "living with his mom in a small home trying to help pay the bills." 

The man was able compromise a hefty amount of personal data including millions of names, email addresses, and phone numbers of both drivers and riders. Read more...

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