Klarna battles data breach with reports of leaked user info

Isabel Woodford reports: Consumers have raised the alarm about a data breach — including users’ names — at Klarna, Europe’s largest private fintech. The company, which is reportedly in the throes of closing a deal valuing it at $40bn, came under fire on Thursday after users complained they were being accidentally logged in as other people,...

Japanese government agencies suffer data breaches after Fujitsu hack

So it may not be just 76,000 email addresses… Ax Sharma reports: Offices of multiple Japanese agencies were breached via Fujitsu’s “ProjectWEB” information sharing tool. Fujitsu states that attackers gained unauthorized access to projects that used ProjectWEB, and stole some customer data. It is not yet clear if this breach occurred because of a vulnerability exploit, or...