Perth: Uber system reportedly hacked

The UberX app.
The UberX app.

THERE are unconfirmed reports that Uber has been hacked, with users in Perth and around the world reporting problems.

Callers to 6PR have reported difficulties booking Uber, while one Uber driver rang in to say they had not been able to book any jobs.

Another caller said he had spoken with a representative from Uber who told him the system had been hacked.

Users from around the world have taken to social media, with the Uber Support account on Twitter confirming there was an issue.

Uber has been contacted for comment.

More to come.