Loophole in Uber app identified by Indian hacker

A hacker from India discovered a loophole in the Uber app and demonstrated it and now gets free rides for life.  This IT worker now can get free taxi rides anywhere in the world.  Anand Prakash who is a product security engineer runs a blog on web application security. He said that it was ‘easy’ to exploit a bug which will overwrite the app thus getting free Uber rides anywhere. He said that he figured it out when he was testing the Uber app for loopholes.

Read more about this here.

Image Courtesy