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The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea – Chinese Hackers Infatuated with Koreans’ Personal Info

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Chinese computer hackers are apparently hell-bent on obtaining Korean nationals’ personal information, with the number of thefts growing larger.

Alarmingly, Internet users can easily obtain the credit card details of more than 5,000 Koreans by simply downloading a “Korean resident registration number generator” on a Chinese website.

And when browsing “Korean name and identity number” on Baidu, China’s biggest Web portal, nearly 1.4 million results pop up, many of them containing a database showing the personal details of thousands of Koreans.

via The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea – Chinese Hackers Infatuated with Koreans’ Personal Info.

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Written by gatoMalo

August 4, 2011 at 1:58 pm

Posted in China -South Korea

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