The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) stated inside a statement Nexon reported towards the commission late Friday mid-day that the organization on Thursday discovered the leakage of private data of their video game Walnut Story’s 13.two million customers.
The data was leaked days prior to the unlisted company’s planned initial public offering of their Japanese affiliate around the Tokyo, japan Stock Market on December 14. Nexon aims to boost a lot more than 95 billion yen ($1.2 billion) with the IPO, which will be the biggest around the Tokyo, japan bourse this season.
KCC stated it, collectively with police and computer security experts, is looking into the hacking situation. The leaked data incorporated user IDs, names, resident registration amounts and passwords, it added.
A Nexon official stated the leaked data neither covered no info on financial transactions and banking account amounts. And it didn’t affect overseas customers from the video game. (more…)