ZEE5 allegedly hacked by ‘Korean hackers’, customer info at risk

Ax Sharma reports:

A hacker identifying themselves as “John Wick” and “Korean Hackers” claim to have breached the systems for Indian video on demand giant ZEE5 and are threatening to sell the database on criminal markets.

ZEE5 is an Indian streaming service with over 150 million subscribers worldwide and is part of the Essel Group conglomerate, the same company that owns ZEE news media outlets and TV channels.

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Update: ZEE5 is investigating and seems to be refuting the claim, but it doesn’t sound like their investigation is at any point where they really should be making any firm denials.

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