‘Small portion’ of customer data accessed without authorisation in security breach at Hong Kong online shopping platform

Sammy Heung reports:

A security breach at one of Hong Kong’s largest online shopping platforms last month led to the unauthorised access of customer information such as delivery addresses, recipient names and contact numbers.

Hong Kong Technology Venture Company Limited (HKTV), HKTVmall’s parent company, said on Friday it had detected “abnormal and suspicious activities” in its computer systems on January 26 as servers located in other Asian regions gained unauthorised access to customer information on its delivery platform.

“A small portion of the 4.38 million registered customer information at HKTVmall was accessed,” it wrote in a statement.

Read more at South China Morning Post.

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