• Kyodo

  • SHARE

The Japan Pension Service, which is reeling from the theft of a massive amount of personal data, has discovered two of its personal computers continued to transmit data outside the organization for three days after it contacted police about a possible security breach, sources close to the matter said Thursday.

A large volume of personal information at the pension service could have been leaked during the three days from May 21 via an external email virus sent by hackers.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW