Alibaba’s Taobao Shopping Site Succumbs To Colossal Data Leak: WSJ

A Chinese software developer sifted Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s (NYSE: BABA) Taobao shopping website for eight months and secretly collected over 1.1 billion pieces of user information before Alibaba noticed, the Wall Street Journal reported from a Chinese court verdict.

What Happened: The software developer began using the self-designed web-crawling