SK Communications

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SK Communications
Public (subsidiary of SK Group)
Industry Internet Company

Legal predecessor: 1996 as Empas Actual predecessor: 1999 as Lycos Korea, 2002 as SK Communications

(Reverse merged with Empas in 2007)
Parent SK Group

SK Communications (Hangul: SK커뮤니케이션즈 or 에스케이커뮤니케이션즈) is a provider of internet service and web portal Nate in South Korea.

In 2003, Nate merged with Cyworld, one of the leading social networking services in South Korea. In 2006, they took over the blog service Egloos.

In July 2011, SK Communications was hacked and the personal details of up to 35 million people were stolen.[1]

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  1. ^ "SK Hack by an Advanced Persistent Threat" (PDF). Command Five Pty Ltd. September 2011. Retrieved February 10, 2012. 

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