Massive credit card breach affects 80mil. Korean accounts.

473-Credit Cards 1A Korean SW engineer leaked credit card information for 80 million accounts. This is a huge story since Korea only has a population of 50 million people.

Long lines are forming at bank branches as people try to cancel their credit cards. The leaked data comes from three credit card companies: KB Kookmin Card, NH NongHyup Card and Lotte Card. Many people are complaining about poor customer service as the website servers are overloaded and bank lines are extremely long. Foreigners are complaining that they’re received no information at all about the breach.

In total, 19 pieces of personal info were compromised by the employee of the Korea Credit Card Bureau (KCB).

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