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Ethical Indian hacker helped Uber to fix its flaw

Nabanita Dutta

News Editor

There was one crucial flaw in the Uber app that was enabling the hackers to access the accounts of the users across the globe. Anand Prakash, the founder of a cybersecurity firm Appsecure found out the vulnerability in April and informed Uber about the same. Uber fixed the bug immediately and rewarded Prakash with $6500. The bug bounty programme for popular apps and social network is gaining popularity among people.