Uber Technologies Inc. The company said it was responding to a cybersecurity incident after media reports said its network had been compromised and the ride-hailing company had taken several internal communications and engineering systems offline.
Hacker compromised employee workplace messages slack I used the app and used it to send a message uber According to the employee who announced that he had suffered a data breach. new york times I’m quoting an Uber spokesperson.
The hackers then appeared to have accessed other internal systems by posting explicit photos on internal information pages for employees, the report added.
“We are in contact with law enforcement and will post additional updates here as they become available,” Uber said in a tweet, without providing further details.
Uber took its Slack system offline Thursday afternoon after an employee received a message from a hacker, The Times reports.
“I am a hacker and Uber announces it has suffered a data breach,” read a message, listing several internal databases that were allegedly compromised, the report added. .
The company’s staff were instructed not to use their own Slack. sales force inc., according to the report. Other internal systems were also inaccessible.