Uber CEO convicted for hiding 2016 data breach

San Francisco Federal Court convicted Joe Sullivan, the Ex- CEO of Uber, for hiding a massive data breach that took place in the year 2016. The statement was pronounced after going through a 4-week long testimony was presented from the side of Mr. Sullivan. Reliable sources from the court say that Joe presented his version […]

Uber data breach 2022 Update on Lapsus$ Ransomware

According to a Monday Twitter update posted by Uber, Lapsus$ ransomware spreading gang is suspected to be behind the cyber attack on its repositories, email and cloud systems and internal slack communication servers. Ride sharing app Uber shared those details after quashing the rumors speculated in the New York Times that the attack was conducted […]

Uber Hack 2022 Details

Uber, the ride sharing app company that has its business presence in over 71 countries, is in news for wrong reasons. A hacker has claimed on Twitter that he has access to the internal systems of Uber, after he gained access to the servers via a vulnerability. To cement his claims, that hacker has shared […]

Hackers plead guilty for hacking and accessing 57m user details from Uber and LinkedIn

Two hackers have pleaded guilty for stealing account information of over 57 million users belonging to tech companies Uber and Lynda- now renamed as LinkedIn Learning after acquisition by the professional networking giant. Highly placed sources say that the two hackers, Brandon Glover, of Florida and Vasile Mereacre of Toronto, Canada were presented before the […]

Acquisitions happening in the field of Artificial Intelligence

UBER, an American multinational transportation sharing company has formally announced that it has acquired computer vision startup ‘Mighty AI’ for an undisclosed amount. The financial details of the deal remain undisclosed, but over 40 employees of the company which produces tech for self-driving cars are said to join UBER by next month end. Mighty AI […]

The biggest data breaches of all times till date

All these days Cybersecurity Insiders has reported to its reader’s info about the news of cyber attacks and the top data breaches which happened in the current year. But on the last day of this year, it would like to bring to your notice a list of the largest reported data breaches of USA in […]

UBER to pay $491,000 Penalty for 2016 Cyber Attack

Uber Technologies, an American taxicab company has been ordered to pay $491,000 or £385,000 (pounds) by UK data watchdog over a 2016 cyber attack which compromised the data of millions of customers and tens of thousands of drivers. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said that the penalty has been imposed on the California based peer to […]

Cyber Attack tools are now easily available online

Earlier, launching a cyber attack needed a lot of expertise. But these days’ wannabe or newbie cybercriminals are finding it very easy to launch an attack- all thanks to the online shopping platforms. Michael McGuire, a criminologist from Surrey University says that cybercriminals are nowadays using $1.5 trillion in profits a year to acquire, launder, […]

Uber rival Careem hit by Cyber Attack

Dubai’s popular ride-sharing platform ‘Careem’ has disclosed that it became a victim of cyber attack early this year. The Middle East’s ride-hailing app touted to be a rival to Uber said in a press statement released today that its database was compromised on January 24th this year exposing data of more than 14 million users. […]

Can a CASB Thwart the Uber Hack?

This post was originally published here by  Rich Campagna. Another day, another massive data breach, this one involving Uber and the theft of data on more than 57 million drivers and customers. Like the recent high profile AWS S3 misconfigurations leading to unwanted exposure of sensitive data, the Uber hack could have been prevented with basic Cloud Access […]

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