By Egan Orion
27 August 2008
INSPECTOR KNACKER of the Taiwan yard has swooped down on a ring of
cyber-thiefs who had been targeting government and corporate data
The six individuals arrested allegedly had attacked various government
agencies, state-run companies, telecom corporations and a television
Investigators alleged that the suspects stole more than 50 million
personal data records, including information about President Ma
Ying-jeou, his predecessor Chen Shui-bian and police chief Wang
Cho-chiun. The ring offered to sell the data for about $10 per entry.
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