National / Crime & Legal Mar 18, 2015

Benesse finds new customer info data leak

Benesse Holdings Inc. has learned of a new customer data leak at an education service unit, after the company was the target of Japan's largest-ever data theft scandal last year. A temporary employee at Transcosmos Inc., a Benesse Corp. subcontractor for call-center operations, illegally acquired ...

Benesse cancels earnings forecast

Business / Corporate Aug 1, 2014

Benesse cancels earnings forecast

Benesse Holdings Inc. has withdrawn its earnings forecast for the year because it can't determine how the theft of its customer data will impact its correspondence education subsidiary. The company said Thursday it booked ¥26 billion as a special loss for the April-June quarter related ...