Articles about Korea
South Korean chipmaker says it's willing to sign licensing deals with competitors as a form of "peace purchase" and to reduce legal disputes, in light of rising lawsuits from patent trolls.
The security vendor believes the March cyberattacks which hit banks and news agencies were part of a long term espionage campaign, dubbed "Operation Troy", aimed at stealing military and government data.
Financial regulator instructs local financial firms to disclose details in the event of a security breach, including the reason it happened, as part of efforts to beef up network security.
Government agency unveils a mobile device management plan where staff will be required to install a smartphone app deactivating functions such as Internet connectivity and the camera, to prevent data leaks.
The South Korean telco is reportedly in talks with Apple to put its LTE Advanced technology in the upcoming iPhone 5S. This follows last week's launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A, the first to take advantage of the network.
Presidential office says personal information of approximately 100,000 people was leaked in last week's attack on its Web site, but user passwords and identification numbers were not stolen.
Samsung's new Galaxy S4 LTE-A will be joined by six others by the end of the year.
South Korean messaging app maker refutes claims it is collecting its users' media access control addresses from the launch of its desktop version last week.
The country's presidential office and government policy coordination Web sites said to be breached by hacktivist group Anonymous, and are currently shut down for repair.
Amongst the temporary moves, buildings must keep indoor temperatures above 26 degrees celsius and stores are banned from leaving their doors open. This follows the forced shutdown of two nuclear reactors last month.
The telco plans to upgrade its communications network and create 25,000 jobs over the next five years, funded by proceeds from the sales of its assets.
The carriers are called on to cooperate to drop rates and reduce marketing spend to avoid "overheated" competition, to reduce the financial burden on households.
The three Asian markets are the origin of Web threats such as spam, phishing e-mail and Web sites, botnets, and servers hosting malicious content.
South Korean telco's "Cloud K" service will be offered through SoftBank's telecom unit to meet growing demand for reliable Internet storage systems to protect data during natural disasters and power outages in Japan.
Mobile messaging service provider is in the finishing stages of testing and assessing user reception of PC version, which will adopt the same interface as the mobile version.