SK Communications

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SK Communications
Public (subsidiary of iHQ)
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 Telecom

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. ^ {{cite web SK group sold SK Communications to entertainment company iHQ in 2015. |publisher=Command Five Pty Ltd |url= |title=SK Hack by an Advanced Persistent Threat |date=September 2011 |accessdate=February 10, 2012}}

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