Indonesia’s Tokopedia probes alleged data leak of 15 million users


Tanuwijaya at the Tokopedia headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia. Data breach monitoring service Under the Breach published a Twitter post on Saturday showing screenshots from an unnamed individual who claimed he had acquired the personal details of 15 million Tokopedia users during a March 2020 hack on the e-commerce site. — Reuters

SINGAPORE: Tokopedia, Indonesia’s largest e-commerce platform, said on Saturday it was investigating claims that the details of millions of its users had been leaked online by a hacker.

“We found that there had been an attempt to steal data from Tokopedia users,” a spokesman for the company said in a statement. “However, Tokopedia ensures that crucial information such as passwords remains successfully protected behind encryption.”

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