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Millions of ID’s and Password’s stolen to access online shopping website

The Metropolitan Police Department have found IDs and passwords of 5.06 million people on computer servers, that it seized in connection with unauthorized access through proxy server by a Chinese group.
The Metropolitan Police Department have found  IDs and passwords of 5.06 million people on computer servers, that it seized in connection with unauthorized access through proxy server by a Chinese group,reports the Japan news.

While investigating MPD found that Chinese fraud group obtained the personal information of about 60,000 people was used to log into online shopping sites. The server contained three kinds of hacking tools.

The proxy servers contains the computer code that automatically attempts unauthorized access to online shopping sites to check whether the IDs and passwords can be used.

There has been no report of financial damage from the illegal use of the IDs and passwords, they  have asked the companies to check whether there is any purchases were made using stolen user information.

A LINE official said: “It is greatly regrettable that our customer information was leaked illegally and could be used inappropriately. We'd like to implement safety measures and make efforts to improve our services.”
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