Uber investigating "total compromise" of its internal systems

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The hacker claims to be 18 years old, and has pushed for increased compensation for Uber's drivers
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The hacker claims to be 18 years old, and has pushed for increased compensation for Uber's drivers

The attacker used social engineering to obtain a password from an employee

Ride hailing giant Uber is investigating a cybersecurity breach by a hacker who claims to have stolen sensitive data from the company's internal systems. The New York Times first reported the in...

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