KR: Viva Republica in hot water over alleged security breach

Kim Young-won reports:

Viva Republica, which runs money transfer platform Toss, has been a target of alleged hacking attempts, raising alarm over its security system.

According to the fintech firm, a total of eight unauthorized purchases, worth 9.4 million won ($7,853) were made on June 3 at three online websites via Toss without permission of the account owners.

Personal data, such as names, phone numbers, birth dates, and PIN numbers, have been utilized in the alleged hacking theft.

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