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Hacker claims biggest Chinese data breach with 1 billion resident records stolen: Report

Posted on AllSides July 4th, 2022
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A hacker claimed to have stolen one billion Chinese residents' records from Shanghai police in what would rank as possibly the biggest data breach in the country’s history. 

A post on the hacker hot-spot Breach Forums listed the information "on one billion Chinese national residents and several billion case records" for sale to the sum of 10 Bitcoin, or roughly $200,000. 

The poster, using the name ChinaDan, on Sunday said the trove of information included "name, address, birthplace, national ID number, mobile number, all crime/case details." 

The post remains unverified, but it has drawn...

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