All posts tagged "messenger"

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    Kakao backs down, withdraws warrant refusal

    By Yoon Sung-won Kakao, the operator of the nation’s most-used mobile messenger, KakaoTalk, said it will resume providing conversation records to the prosecution, retracting its previous decision to refuse all warrants requesting monitoring. The company had reached...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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  • A woman opens Kakao Talk, a South Korean mobile messaging app with more than 60 million users, on her smartphone in Seoul, South Korea. A handful of smartphone apps that began as basic instant messaging services have amassed several hundred million users in Asia in just a couple of years, mounting a challenge to the popularity of online hangouts such as Facebook as they branch into games, e-commerce, celebrity news and other areas. (AP Photo/Hye Soo Nah)
    S. Korean spy agency sought to hack into KakaoTalk: leaked data

    By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, July 13 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s spy agency made inquiries to a foreign hacking firm last year to seek ways to penetrate the country’s most-popular mobile messenger KakaoTalk, leaked data suggested Monday. The...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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