The Bharat Express News reports:
Unknown hackers have claimed to have stolen data on up to a billion Chinese residents after hacking into a Shanghai police database, in what industry experts are calling the world’s biggest data breach. cybersecurity in the country’s history.
The person or group claiming the attack has offered to sell more than 23 terabytes of data stolen from the database, including names, addresses, birthplaces, national ID cards, phone numbers and information about criminal cases, according to an anonymous post on an online cybercrime forum. the week. The unidentified hacker demanded 10 bitcoins, worth around $200,000.
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Update: It appears that this leak is real and was due to a developer’s error. Binance has subsequently tweeted:
Apparently, this exploit happened because the gov developer wrote a tech blog on CSDN and accidentally included the credentials.
— CZ ? Binance (@cz_binance) July 4, 2022