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A recent hacking incident at computer games publisher Nexon that exposed the sensitive information of more than 13 million users is shining a spotlight on the lax data security standards of Korean businesses and government, reports the Korea Times. The Nexon breach comes on the heels of data thefts at online auction sites and social media sites also exposing millions of citizens' data. And, according to the report, the government is "moving to require companies" to collect more data. "How many more massive data leaks will it take to finally convince everyone that the mountain of personal data floating out there really shouldn't be there?" asks computer security expert Jang Yeo-gyeong with the activist group Jinbo Net.
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