South Korean telecom regulator announced on Saturday that the personal data of more than 13 million subscribers of the popular online game in Korea could be in the hands of hackers who attacked the developer's servers games Nexon Korea Corp.
Korea Communications Commission said in a statement that the Nexon notified the regulator of the incident on Friday evening. According to the most Nexon, week hackers attacked database of user accounts 13.2 million subscribers Maple online game, popular in Korea. Experts say that the news of hacker attack came just a couple of weeks before the company-developer planned a public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (IPO scheduled for December 14). According to the prospectus Nexon, the company intended to raise about 95 billion yen, or $ 1.2 billion. This promises to be the largest IPO for the Tokyo exchange platform this year.