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Mobile network operator hit by cyber attacks, customer info exposed

Posted On: Feb. 17, 2023 9:42 AM CST

Cyber attack

South Korean mobile network operator LG Uplus Corp. said that it suffered a series of distributed denial of service attacks, which disrupted its services and compromised the sensitive personal information of its users, KBS World reported. The company said that the personal information of around 290,000 of its customers was stolen by hackers in the early January attacks, while the recent DDoS attacks suffered on Jan. 29 and Feb. 4 led to internet service failures.