A mega database with more than 200 million resumes of Chinese jobseekers has been leaked in one of the biggest China-related data exposures of all time, according to European bug bounty platform HackenProof. Photo: Shutterstock

200 million resumes of Chinese jobseekers leaked, cybersecurity researcher says

  • The 854-GB database was available for anyone to grab for a week
  • Information scrapped from Chinese job portals includes names, mobile numbers, and political affiliation
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A mega database with more than 200 million resumes of Chinese jobseekers has been leaked in one of the biggest China-related data exposures of all time, according to European bug bounty platform HackenProof. Photo: Shutterstock
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Zheping Huang

Zheping Huang

Zheping is a technology reporter covering cryptocurrency, blockchain and gaming for the South China Morning Post. He is a contributor to Inkstone. Previously he wrote about China for Quartz.

Jane Zhang

Jane Zhang

Jane Zhang joined the Post in 2017, working with the video team before moving to reporting. She covers business and political stories in Hong Kong and mainland China. Previously, Jane interned at CNN and Bloomberg Businessweek Chinese.