Uber Technologies Inc cybersecurity hacker

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Uber said on Thursday that the ride-hailing company had been hacked

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It is investigating a cyber security incident following this report.

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"We are currently responding to a cyber security incident," Uber said in a statement on Twitter.

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"We are in contact with law enforcement and will post additional updates here as they become available."

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Hackers gained control of Uber's internal systems after compromising an employee's Slack account

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It communicated directly with the attacker. Slack, a workplace messaging service

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used by many technology companies and startups for everyday communication.

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Uber shares fell 4% in premarket trading Friday on news of the hack.

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Screenshots shared on Twitter suggest that the hacker has also managed to take over Uber's Amazon

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