Hacker News article Hacker news: Hackers took over Baidu search engine to steal passwords and other sensitive data.
The news was first reported by the UK’s Guardian newspaper.
The hackers managed to steal credentials and data from the website’s login page, and they’re believed to have taken over the site’s admin panel.
The information is being held in a secure repository that is hosted by a different service provider than Baidus own servers.
The security breaches have been reported to Baiduu’s parent company.