[ISN] Korea˘s super-hacker tracked down in Philippines

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2012 03:27:03 -0600 (CST)

By Han Yeong-ik
Korea JoongAng Daily
Dec 28, 2012

The end of the line for a famed fugitive Korean hacker surnamed Shin 
came in mid-December, when police in the Philippines found him in 
Batangas Province, led to him by the earlier arrest of one of his 

Shin, 39, who became famous for hacking the servers of Hyundai Capital 
in the first half of 2011, was repatriated to Korea Dec. 14 and is being 
investigated for hacking.

His history is virtually the history of hacking corporations for fun and 
profit in Korea.

Shin originally wanted to become a pop singer, and started to learn 
about computer hacking as a hobby starting in 2000.


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