Chinese Trading Platform Alibaba Reports Hack Attack

Chinese online trading platform operator Ltd. said its English-language platform in beta testing was attacked by unidentified hackers over the weekend and it believes its servers in the U.S. and China were the target. Over the weekend of April 16-17, "'s AliExpress platform was the target of malicious attacks by unidentified hackers using a variety of intrusion measures," the company said in a statement.