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Man arrested for knocking out game rating board site




Man arrested for knocking out game rating board site
Man arrested for knocking out game rating board site



http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2907243 

By Seo Ji-eun
JoonAng Daily
July 10, 2009

A man has been arrested for attacking the Web site of the video game 
rating board in March this year using a similar method of cyber attack 
that knocked out dozens of Korean and U.S. sites in the past three days.

Two accomplices were indicted without detention, according to police.

Choi, 39, the chief executive of an agency that helps computer game 
software developers get ratings from the Game Rating Board, is accused 
of buying a hacking program from an accomplice, Yoo, 33, an ethnic 
Korean in China, for 450,000 won ($351).

Choi based the server in Shanghai and used it to paralyze the homepage 
of the ratings board, according to the police.

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