Washington (Daily Pakistan Online) Uber, the world’s largest online taxi service, was hacked by an 18-year-old hacker for fun.
According to Daily Star, an 18-year-old hacker hacked the company’s system by obtaining the admin password from an Uber employee. A tweet from Uber stated that they are dealing with a cyber security incident.
Screenshots allegedly leaked by Uber employees show that the hacker gained control over the company’s entire infrastructure and gained access to the company’s data through admin power, which simply means that the hacker Not only Uber drivers can see the data of the customers as well.
Although Uber’s services are still running in more than 1,000 cities, the situation has reached a point where the company may have to revamp its system.
The hacker told the American newspaper New York Times that he hacked Uber for fun and may have leaked the company’s source code.
Sam Curry, a cyber security expert, says it’s a huge compromise, apparently a kid broke into Uber’s system, didn’t know what to do with the data, and enjoyed the moment. Is.