Hackers who allegedly stole information from almost 9 million telecom customers in Korea are now in police custody.
One suspect, identified by the name Choi, and another as yet unnamed suspect have been accused of selling the data to telemarketers, the National Police Agency's cyberterror response team told the Korea Times.
The two suspects reportedly took in around $877,000 by selling the contact information and plan details of 8.7 million KT subscribers, almost half of the carrier's total customers.
Seven other people accused of buying the data were arrested but not detained.
The hacking started in … Read more