South Korean Internet Regulator Confirms Data Breach at Popular Video Sharing Site

James Lim reports:

Pandora TV Co. Ltd., the South Korea-based operator of the country’s biggest video sharing website, lost 114,707 pieces of personal information during two confirmed intrusions in September, an official at the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) told Bloomberg BNA Oct. 22.

“Based on what we have found so far, 7.4 million pieces of personal information were viewed, and 114,707 of them were stolen,” Eom Yeol, director of the KCC Privacy Protection and Ethics Division, said.

The Internet regulator is continuing its probe to determine whether Pandora TV was in violation of data security rules, he said.

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