Breach, Compliance Management, Threat Management, Data Security, Privacy

Uber log-in credentials surface on black market

Uber continues to deny that it was hacked even after the log-in credentials of thousands of the car service's users popped up online on the black market.

According to The Hill, reports showed that the log-ins, which could be used to make trips using the service or obtain user addresses, were available, in some cases, for just $1 apiece.

In a statement, Uber said it had “found no evidence of a breach,” leading the company to believe that the information available on the black market hadn't been stolen from its servers.

“This is a good opportunity to remind people to use strong and unique usernames and passwords, and to avoid reusing the same credentials across multiple sites and services,” Uber said. In an unrelated hack last year, the company revealed that the personal information of 50,000 former and present drivers had been exposed.

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