Compromise of South Korean resettlement agency
Date of report
  • December 2018
  • Suspected to be the work of North Korean authorities.
The personal information of nearly one thousand North Koreans who defected to South Korea was leaked after unknown hackers gained access to the database of South Korea’s resettlement agency.
Suspected victims
  • South Korea
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Doxing
Target category
  • Government
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Yes