Gabia a South Korean domain registrar was hacked on Saturday, affecting the online connection with 100,000 registered domains, according to a report Monday by the Korea Herald. This hack exposing over 100,000 domains and 350,000 users data. The information included names, user IDS, passwords and registration numbers.The website of HSBC Korea was also hacked, paralysing it for over an hour leaving customers unable to access their online banking.
There have been 6,000 hacking incidents reported to the state-run Korea Internet Security Agency this year, according to the report. The hacker, known as 'TG' defaced pages with their Twitter account and picture. It is thought in some cases, data may have been stolen and widespread disruption to services caused.