The chronology suggests the hackers could have harvested stolen passwords from visitors to the MSN site for up to three days. But their target — passwords to Lineage game accounts — lessened the significance of the break-in since the hacker software appeared not to collect any network or banking passwords.More details at MSNBC
MSN South Korea was hacked for several days
Posted on Friday, June 03 2005 @ 23:56 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The South Korean MSN portal was hacked for several days, without anyone noticing it. Microsoft says the site contained password-stealing software because another company that operates MSN South Korea failed to apply necessary software patches, leaving the servers vulnerable to attacks.