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Post time 2019-3-29 17:02:49 |Display all floors

Products arrive, personal data departs

As many as 85 percent of customers have had their data leaked through courier services or online shopping sites in the past year.

Digital spending has put personal information under threat from hackers, according to a report by China Electronics Standardization Institute and Cainiao Network.

Courier and delivery services reported more than 4,400 attacks in 2018, most targeting companies in the Yangtze River Delta.

Risk control in the courier industry is complicated, involving many sub-sectors, the report noted.

Technology used by online crooks is updated almost as quickly as measures against it, and instant messaging services inside courier firms provide loopholes that hackers can easily exploit.

Consumer are also under threat from an increasing number of blackmailing and fishing scams.

The National Information Standardization Technical Committee has released more than 200 national standards and is working on 90 more to provide assessment models for information security.

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Post time 2019-3-29 19:56:38 |Display all floors

Stern heavy punishment should be received by those who committ leaking personal information regardless of monetary or other forms of gain or benefit.


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