Nov 23, 2017 - Technology

Uber hackers may have been Russian

The Uber app displays cars available for a pick up at 100 Centre St., a few blocks from City Hall. Photo: Mary Altaffer / AP

"Thousands of Uber customers are believed to have had their accounts hacked by Russians after users of the app reported being billed in roubles for taxi journeys they had not taken in Moscow and St Petersburg," according to The Times of London:

"More than 800 people in Britain and the United States have complained on Twitter that their accounts were taken over in the past year, ... with the number of reports spiking in April and May."

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