Man Arrested for Hacking Personal Info on 29 Million Accounts

The Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency said Monday that they have arrested a 43-year-old man for hacking personal information of 29 million accounts from Korean web portals including Naver, Daum and Nate.

The hacker identified only by his surname Lee is suspected of stealing personal information since August.

The police agency is still investigating the source of the leak.

Arirang News / Dec. 14, 2010 11:50 KST