Mitsubishi UFJ Securities breach worse than originally thought

As an update to the story previously reported, The Mainichi Daily News reports that:

…. personal information on thousands of customers that a former middle manager sold to personal data sellers was leaked or resold to a total of 80 companies — five times more than originally announced.

Retrieving the customers’ information has proved difficult, and the securities company is considering buying back the information and paying the customers compensation. Meanwhile, as the damage from sloppy information management grows serious, it is likely that calls to question the company’s managerial responsibility will grow stronger.

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