KR: Telecom LG U+ fined as a third party downloads and sells customer data
Korea JoongAng Daily reports:
LG U+ was hit with 21.6 million won ($20,000) in government fines for a failure to secure customer data, which led to a massive breach and unauthorized sharing of sensitive information.
The Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC) announced Wednesday that it imposed a total of 75 million won in fines on four companies: LG U+, two of the mobile carrier’s brick-and-mortar stores and a third-party company that had illegally leaked LG U+’s customer information.
Read more on Korea JoongAng Daily.[Note: 75 million won is slightly more than $69,000.00 USD]