Recently, the police in Wuxi, Jiangsu successfully cracked a case of infringement of citizens’ personal information. The suspects illegally obtained various types of citizen information, with a total of more than 5.4 billion pieces of data, and used illegal online platforms to inquire and sell them for profit.
In March of this year, the Wuxi Internet Police Department discovered during an online inspection that a seller used an illegal online platform to query personal information data such as a mobile phone number associated with a large social network account, and the query information was charged at US$1,000 (approximately US$1,000). It is sold at a price of 6384 yuan).
Policeman Lu Peng of the Internet Security Brigade of the Xishan Branch of the Wuxi Public Security Bureau in Jiangsu: We discovered that there is an Internet company in Zunyi, Guizhou, which may be involved in the case. Our in-depth investigation found that He, the legal person of the Internet company, is a person with certain hacking skills. Personnel, in-depth investigation found that he had set up a social work library by himself.
The so-called social work library is a place where hackers integrate and analyze leaked user data and archive them. He made a profit by building a database with query functions and using illegal network platforms to provide services for querying citizens’ personal information. After investigation, the Wuxi police successfully arrested He Mou, Xiong Mou and others, and seized 6 servers and 2 computers on the spot, as well as more than 5.4 billion pieces of illegally obtained personal information of citizens. The case is still under investigation. .
Policeman Lu Peng of the Internet Security Brigade of the Xishan Branch of the Wuxi Public Security Bureau of Jiangsu Province: Its information should be the largest single social work database of citizens’ personal information that we have seized so far in China.