Chaoxing Xuetong responded to the rumor of “user data leakage”: the case has been reported to the public security organ

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Reporter Lv Xinwen

On the afternoon of June 21, the official Weibo of Chaoxing Learningtong App Released the “Statement on Rumors of “Suspected Learning Pass User Data Leakage”. The “Statement” stated that the company received feedback on “suspected Xuetong App user data leakage” on the evening of the 20th, and immediately organized a technical investigation. At present, the investigation has been carried out for more than ten hours, and no clear user information has been found so far. Disclosure of evidence. In view of the seriousness of the matter, the company has reported the case to the public security organs, and the public security organs have been involved in the investigation.

The “Statement” stated that Xuetong does not store the user’s plaintext password, and adopts one-way encrypted storage. In theory, the user’s password will not be leaked. Under this technical means, even the company’s internal employees (including programmers) cannot obtain the password in plaintext. The company confirmed that online rumors that the password had been leaked were untrue. The security of user information is a major issue, and the company attaches great importance to it and will assist the public security organs to continue in-depth investigations to fully protect the security of user information and data.

According to media reports, the “M78 Security Team” official account issued an article on the 20th saying that the database information of the college student learning software Chaoxing Xuetong is being sold by hackers through illegal channels. The data sold includes name, mobile phone number, gender, school, student number, email address 172.73 million pieces of other information, which caused heated discussions among netizens.

However, at present, the official account has deleted the article and released a message saying that the relevant information about the suspected information leakage of the Xuetong database of a certain star was first disclosed by the relevant security researchers of the company. Since the incident is under investigation, in order to avoid causing Public opinion paid too much attention, and the article was deleted yesterday afternoon. Relevant questions have not been responded to for the time being, and relevant departments have been involved in the investigation.

According to other media reports, a large number of Chaoxing Xuetong users mentioned that recently, some mobile phone numbers from other places have sent messages and calls to themselves, and some users even reported that they received a fraudulent call from overseas a few days ago, and the other party can report their own. ID number, know that you have Alipay student certification.

According to public information, Chaoxing Xuetong is an app with a very high penetration rate in universities. Its functions include online class punching, exam invigilation, etc.

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