KR: ‘Interpark hack was spearphishing scam’

There’s an update to the Interpark hack reported previously on this site. Won Ho-jung reports:

A strategy known as spearsphishing was used in the hacking incident that leaked the personal information of over 10 million consumers registered with e-commerce site Interpark, according to the ICT Ministry and the Korea Communications Commission on Wednesday.

According to the two agencies, the Interpark hack leaked over 26.6 million pieces of personal information. The hacker used a spearphishing scam, which targeted one specific employee to spread malware throughout Interpark’s network servers and leak its members’ personal information.

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