Media Streaming Service Breached
DATA LOSS—SOUTH KOREAAugust 20, 2011
The website of South Korean media streaming service GOMTV.net has been breached, v3.co.uk reports. Compromised data includes names, e-mail addresses and passwords but not credit card information. The company has notified its customers, writing, "As soon as we discovered the sign of intrusion, we conducted a complete investigation into the incidents and have also taken steps to enhance security and strengthen our network system." The announcement comes shortly after a popular social networking site was breached, affecting the data of nearly 35 million South Koreans.