Personal data of users on 1111 job bank leaked on overseas forum

Liu Chien-pang and Ko Lin report:

Taiwan job bank 1111 confirmed Friday that the personal data of its online members was hacked and leaked to a foreign-based hacker forum, and the case is now being investigated by local authorities.

Henry Ho (何啟聖), vice president of 1111 job bank, said the scope of the personal data leakage has yet to be determined, but he indicated the company was working with authorities to get to the bottom of the matter.

According to an online thread on RaidForums, a hacker with the pseudonym “tomholland” openly declared having some 200,000 pieces of user data hacked from 1111 job bank, with personal information containing user ID, name, birthday, email, phone number and address.

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