New Virus Stealing Online Game IDs


The Korea Information Security Agency (KISA) Tuesday warned of a Trojan horse program that steals online game identifications and passwords by hacking into the Web sites of game companies.

In its monthly report, the state-backed agency said it found almost 1,000 Web sites at home and abroad that included the clandestine malicious code.

``The Trojan horse program sneaked into major Korean Internet sites with the aim of swiping personal data such as game IDs and passwords, a KISA official said.

He added that the institute detected the virus in more than 800 domestic Web sites in cooperation with Internet service operators and ordered the sites to delete them. The Korea Times : New Virus Stealing Online Game IDs

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