Indian researcher discovers Uber bug, bags Rs 4.6 lakh reward

Global ride-hailing giant Uber has recently fixed a hacking bug found by Indian cybersecurity researcher Anand Prakash which allowed hackers to log into anyone’s Uber account.
The company has paid Anand $6,500 i.e. about Rs 4.6 lakh as a reward for giving information about this bug.
Anand explained that the bug was an account-takeover-vulnerability on Uber that allowed attackers to take over any other user’s Uber account, including those of partners and Uber Eats users, inc42 reported.

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