Seoul : Personal data of nearly 8.7 million customers of South Korea’s second-biggest mobile operator has been hacked, according to a report.
Police said two computer programmers had been arrested for hacking personal details of millions of subscribers of wireless service provider KT Corp.
According to stuff.co.nz, police were also investigating seven others suspected of having purchased and used the hacked KT data, which included names, resident registration numbers and phone numbers.
Meanwhile, KT Corp issued an apology on Sunday after personal data of millions of mobile phone subscribers was hacked.
“We deeply apologise for worrying you,” KT said in a statement. The company said it had blocked any further illegal access to data.