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Uber was hacked once again

23 November 2017 - Home, Tech news
Uber was hacked once again

A year ago, Uber was hit by a massive hacking operation targeting tens of millions of users, but the company did not officially announce it until yesterday (November 22nd), but it was the largest in its history, but Opher contained the case by paying a ransom for the hackers.

 

 

 


Dara Khosrowshahi, the company’s executive director, revealed that a year ago hackers had received information about 57 million users, including 7 million drivers, including 600,000 in the United States alone. Names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers.

 

 

Hackers succeeded in penetrating one of the GitHub servers last year 2016. The CEO of Ober said that the company was able to quickly identify this hacker and communicate with the hackers, where an agreement was offered whereby they receive a ransom of up to $ 100,000 in exchange for not publishing the data.

While Ober stressed that other sensitive information such as social security numbers or bank cards was not disclosed, which reassured users

 

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