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Uber’s New Hack Exposed on Eve of Trial Over Last One

  • Khosrowshahi testifies at trial of Joe Sullivan for 2016 hack
  • Both breaches involved Uber’s HackerOne bug bounty account
Uber Loses London License Over Concerns for Rider Safety
Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Uber Technologies Inc. is embroiled in another cybersecurity debacle just as the ride-hailing giant attempts to move on from a data breach from 2016. 

On Thursday, a hacker co-opted an Uber staff member’s Slack account and gained access to part of the company’s Amazon and Google-hosted cloud infrastructure. The San Francisco-based company, which confirmed the hack, is still scrambling to evaluate the extent of the damage.