Ride-hailing service Uber said on Friday that all of its services are up after what security experts are calling a major data breach, saying there was no evidence that a hacker accessed sensitive user data.

But the breach, apparently by a lone hacker, has drawn attention to an increasingly effective social engineering hacking technique: The hacker apparently gained access by impersonating a colleague, tricking an Uber employee into handing over his credentials.

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