Chinese hacker leaks data of six mn people

March 22nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A suspected hacker in China, accused of leaking personal information of more than six million internet users, has been arrested.

Zeng, detained on charges of illegal acquisition of computer data, committed the crimes in December. He was nabbed in Zhejiang province.

The leak is considered the biggest in China’s internet history, the Shanghai Daily reported.

The information contained user IDs, passwords and e-mail addresses.

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