Uber claims ‘no evidence’ user accounts were hacked


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Uber says there is “no evidence” that its users’ private information was compromised in a breach of its internal computer systems. All of the company’s products, including its meal delivery services and Uber Eats, are currently “operational,” Uber said in a new statement Friday afternoon.

The hack, which was discovered early Friday morning, forced the company to take several of its internal systems offline. Uber continues to investigate how a hacker, who claims to be 18, was able to gain administrator access to the company’s internal tools, including Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.

These internal software tools were taken offline yesterday afternoon as a “precaution” and began to come back online earlier today, the company says.

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