The culprits gained access after obtaining an external contractor's account credentials.
Uber's "public facing" systems, the databases for storing "sensitive" user data, and the software code underlying its app and services were intact, the Financial Times reported.
The alleged hacker claimed access to Uber's Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon Web Services account.
The teenage hacker claimed to breach the company for fun and might leak source code "in a few months."
Researchers identified seven individual accounts associated with Lapsus$, indicating more people involved in the group's operations.
The gang was also held responsible for the recent attack on game developer Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc (NASDAQ: TTWO) Rockstar Games involving the Grand Theft Auto series leak due to strong similarities in the attacks.
Price Action: UBER shares traded lower by 0.35% at $31.38 premarket on the last check Tuesday.
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