Uber, the provider of ride-hailing services, is acting quickly to minimize the effects of a serious security breach that resulted in the theft of employee login information, access to the HackerOne bug bounty dashboard, and information from an internal invoicing tool.
The company acknowledged that an external contractor’s account had been broken into by a hacker, who then used that access to grant more privileges on the Slack and Google GSuite communication systems. Despite admitting that the attacker had access to several internal tools, Uber insisted that the public-facing systems that deal with credit cards, bank account information, and ride-share trip history were still secure.
The business reported that the hacker was successful in obtaining data from a tool our finance team uses to manage some invoices and internal Slack messages.
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