The Korea Communications Commission said in a statement Thursday that hackers purportedly attacked popular Internet and social media sites Nate and Cyworld and that information of 35 million people was stolen.
The regulator said the attack took place Tuesday and that operator of the sites, SK Comms, alleged the source was from Internet Protocol addresses in China.
IP addresses are the Web equivalent of a street address or phone number.
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