Massive Cyber Attack on Alibaba’s Taobao

Taobao Alibaba group owned e-commerce platform for small businesses have suffered massive cyber attack on over 20 million active accounts.

According Chinese Internet regulator’s website on hackers have tried to access the China largest consumer-to-consumer online stores ,cyber attack started compromising Taobao accounts in mid-October and were discovered in November and all hackers are arrested ,Alibaba advised users to change passwords.

Reuters report from Chinese ministry that hackers used Alibaba cloud computing to input details in Taobao platform ,attackers used compromised accounts to fake orders on Taobao , so far is unknown how hackers could access the Alibaba cloud computing service