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M'sians charged for international hacking are online game store directors

Annabelle Lee

Published
Modified 17 Sep 2020, 12:15 pm

  • UPDATED 8.15PM | Malaysia agrees to extradite the suspects.

The two Malaysians charged in an alleged international hacking scandal are directors in an established online game store operating out of Perak.

International newswire Reuters reported today that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) charged Wong Ong Hua, 46 and Ling Yang Ching, 32 for conspiring with hackers from China.

The duo allegedly worked with hackers to “profit from computer intrusions” targeting video game firms in the US, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and other locations...

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