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  • Why Uber will pay up to $10,000 for hackers to break into its system

    The Christian Science Monitor - 03/22/2016

    The map provides details of the company’s software, points to the types of data that might be exposed inadvertently and then suggests what types of flaws are most likely to be found.

    Uber has previously guarded information about its code, with a team of researchers from Northeastern University recently describing the algorithm that makes its controversial “surge pricing” work as a “black box.”

    The company says it is only revealing information that is already public. The treasure map covers its websites and apps for drivers and riders, not other aspects of its technology, such as drivers’ cars.

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