back to article Alibaba suffers billion-item data leak of usernames and mobile numbers

Alibaba’s Chinese shopping operation Taobao has suffered a data breach of over a billion data points including usernames and mobile phone numbers. The info was lifted from the site by a crawler developed by an affiliate marketer. Chinese outlet 163.com reported the case last week and today it was picked up by the Wall Street …

  1. W.S.Gosset Silver badge

    Court reporting codes

    > Our best efforts to secure one of those codes have been unsuccessful over a period of several months.

    I know where you can rent a good web crawler to find one for you, going cheap for the next 3yrs.

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