Hackers stole 1 million IDs for online game

Tuesday, 14 March 2006, 2:00 PM EST

The popular online game Lineage has led to the online theft of no fewer than 1 million identities, a police investigation has revealed. The police’s Cyber Terror Response Center said Monday its analysis of Lineage accounts created between October 2005 and Feb.14 this year revealed that anywhere between 980,000 and 1.22 million of them were set up in the name of Internet users who never signed up to play the game.

At Digital Chosunilbo.

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