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Uber hacker who recounted extortion at US trial to serve six months in prison

By Jenn Brice
  • 03 Oct 2023 22:35
  • 03 Oct 2023 22:52
A hacker behind the Uber data breach that led to the conviction of the company's former security officer was sentenced to six months in prison plus three years of supervision by a US judge in San Jose today. 
Vasile Mereacre hacked Uber and Linkedin databases with Brandon Glover, who was

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Jenn Brice


Jenn is a data privacy and security reporter based in San Francisco. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Virginia. Before joining MLex, she edited UVA’s independent student newspaper and interned at Morning Brew, where she contributed to emerging tech and marketing newsletters.

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