uber security breach, It has come to light that there has been a cyber attack on the Uber app which is an online cab booking service. Uber company has given information about the cyber attack from its official Twitter account. The Uber company has tweeted, ‘Uber has been cyber-attacked. We are currently facing a cyber attack incident. We are in touch with security agencies. Further investigation in this regard is on and we will keep you updated. Uber company has said that the company has paid attention to cyber security after reports of cyber attacks. This cyber attack took place on Uber’s internal communication software.
‘I’m a hacker
Citing a New York Times report, Reuters reported that a lingering message had been received on ride-hailing company Uber’s messaging app (the company’s internal communication software). This message was sent by a hacker. The hacker sent the message ‘I’m a hacker on the company’s software. In this, the hacker claimed to have access to the company’s database i.e. hacked the company’s software and stole the information.
We are currently responding to a cyber security incident. We are in contact with law enforcement and will post additional updates here as they become available.
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