BRAlNlAC comments on “Inside Uber’s $100,000 Payment to a Hacker, and the Fallout”

BRAlNlAC comments on “Inside Uber’s $100,000 Payment to a Hacker, and the Fallout”


According to the article “Other emails obtained by The Times show Mr. Fletcher treated the incident as a bounty and encouraged Preacher to provide proof of the vulnerability, including sending a few lines of data from the database he had breached.”

So no, this was not disqualifying and he was told to do so. This is not extortion, just pay negotiations.


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By:BRAlNlAC
Source:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16137941