HK: TransUnion in new apology amid leak fear

Jane Cheung reports:

TransUnion has been forced to apologize again after it was discovered that unauthorized people could gain access to mortgage information on its website.

Despite the apology, it refused to admit that any data leak had occurred, and said it has suspended the online search function and is improving security measures.

Neona Wang, the credit report agency’s chief executive, made the apology during the Legislative Council’s financial affairs panel meeting yesterday, where she was grilled.

In a paper submitted by the agency, it classified the incident as an individual purposely disguised as another to obtain personal information from its system.

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