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DATA LEAK

Japan Times
LIFE / Digital
Mar 12, 2022
Facebook researchers find its apps can make us lonelier
Facebook researchers struggle to understand why some of its app experiences cause users pleasure while the same content sometimes inflicts pain.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 29, 2019
Toyota dealers in Tokyo hacked; data on roughly 3 million customers stolen
Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday that data on roughly 3 million customers was stolen from its sales companies' computer systems in Tokyo following a hacking attack.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 12, 2018
Facebook's Zuckerberg admits his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday told lawmakers that his own personal data was included in that of 87 million or so Facebook users that was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 2, 2018
Hackers breach Saks, Lord & Taylor customer data, parent Hudson's Bay says
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Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 28, 2018
Facebook CEO will testify before U.S. Congress over data privacy fiasco: source
Facebook Inc. chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will appear before the U.S. Congress to answer questions on data privacy and other issues, but it is not clear to which committee or committees he will testify, a source briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 22, 2018
Scholar in Facebook storm worked on Russian study of narcissism, other 'dark triad' traits
The psychologist at the center of a scandal over the misuse of millions of Facebook users' personal data worked with Russian researchers on a study of pathological personality traits.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 19, 2018
GOP lawmakers suspect privacy breach over Trump campaign consultancy's access to Facebook data on 50 million
Several U.S. Republican lawmakers expressed concern over privacy violations on Sunday after media reports that a political consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump's campaign gained inappropriate access to 50 million Facebook users' data.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 27, 2018
Email addresses of thousands of Porsche Japan customers compromised after cyberattacks
The company is still investigating whether other information leaked, and so far there have been no reports of suspicious emails sent to the stolen addresses.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 19, 2017
Bank of Saga client data allegedly stolen, handed to suspected criminals
The personal information of 169 customers who each have over ¥100 million deposited in the Bank of Saga was likely stolen by a former employee and handed to a group of suspected criminals, bank officials said Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 15, 2016
Japan travel agency ordered to probe data hack affecting 7.93 million people
The Japan Tourism Agency on Wednesday ordered JTB Corp. to file a report and take preventive measures by June 24 after the major travel agency said it fears personal information on 7.93 million people has been leaked through unauthorized access to its server.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 29, 2016
Benesse data thief gets 3½ years in prison, ¥3 million fine
The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday sentenced a former systems engineer to 3½ years in prison and fined him ¥3 million ($26,400) for his involvement in the massive data theft at major education service provider Benesse Corp.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 14, 2016
Hokkaido University says personal data of some 110,000 students possibly leaked
Hokkaido University has revealed that the personal data of more than 110,000 students and graduates may have been leaked due to unauthorized access of its computer systems by unknown parties.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 30, 2015
National health insurance info on 100,000 people leaked
Lists of personal information related to around 103,000 people, including public health insurance card numbers, are leaked and sold.
JAPAN
Oct 16, 2015
Pension payment errors made after data leak
The Japan Pension Service mistakenly underpaid and overpaid about 400 pensioners as a result of measures taken after a cyberattack that resulted in a massive leak of personal data, it was learned.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 21, 2015
Culture change needed at pension body after massive data hack
The report on the data leaks at the Japan Pension Service (JPS), released Thursday by its internal body, has revealed that a culture where no one takes responsibility existed in the Social Insurance Agency, the JPS's predecessor, and continued at the refurbished entity.
JAPAN
Aug 20, 2015
Japan Pension Service failed to prepare for cyberattacks, report says
President Toichiro Mizushima announced the report, by a committee that he chaired, at a news conference but did not clarify whether he would step down from his post.
JAPAN
Jul 24, 2015
Government to detach critical info from Internet to counter cyberattacks
The government plans to isolate its systems handling critical information from the Internet to protect data from cyberattacks, following an attack in May that led to a massive personal data leak from the pension service, government sources said.
JAPAN
Jun 17, 2015
Fukushima radioactive waste storage operator's intranet infected by virus
The internal computer network of the state-run Japan Environmental Storage & Safety Corp., which manages temporary storage sites for decontaminated waste from the Fukushima nuclear disaster, has been infected by a computer virus, the Environment Ministry said Wednesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 10, 2015
Tokyo Chamber of Commerce reports possible data leak after computer system hacked
Hackers may have stolen personal data on more than 12,000 people, most of whom are members of companies the chamber represents, it says.
JAPAN
Jun 2, 2015
Abe team moves to limit political damage from pension hack
Hoping to minimize the political damage from the latest pension system scandal, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga admonishes the Japan Pension Service and announces that a team will be set up to probe the massive theft of pension data.

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