KR: College student arrested for hacking 104 websites

Koh Seok-Seung reports:

The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency announced yesterday that it has arrested a 20-year-old college student yesterday on the suspicion of hacking 104 websites across 24 countries in a bid to show off his technical prowess.

The student, surnamed Jang, collected 280,000 pieces of information from November 2013 to August by hacking various websites, according to the authorities. He then allegedly spread 13,000 pieces of that data across the Internet.

The sites Jang hacked included Internet shopping malls, universities and hospitals in 24 countries, police said.

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