October 05, 2022

Hackers leak personal information of almost 1000 defectors in South Korea: MOU

Data breach follows hacking of computer at state-run Hana center, Seoul says

The names, birthdays, and addresses of 997 North Korean refugees living in South Korea have been leaked, South Korea's Ministry of Unification (MOU) confirmed to local media on Friday.

The leak purportedly took place following the hacking of a computer at a government-run defector "Hana" resettlement center in North Gyeongsang Province.