In the wake of reports its systems were breached, Uber is reassuring users no “sensitive user data” was accessed.
Uber acknowledged Thursday it was investigating reports of a data breach after a hacker posted a message on the company’s Slack channel saying they had hacked the company. Screenshots of the breach were shared on Twitter:
The company now says no “sensitive user data” was accessed and that its systems are coming back online:
While our investigation and response efforts are ongoing, here is a further update on yesterday’s incident:
– We have no evidence that the incident involved access to sensitive user data (like trip history).
– All of our services including Uber, Uber Eats, Uber Freight, and the Uber Driver app are operational.
– As we shared yesterday, we have notified law enforcement.
– Internal software tools that we took down as a precaution yesterday are coming back online this morning.