Personal info compromised at 88 firms in Japan in 2020

Let’s see how things are doing elsewhere.  JiJi reports:

Personal information was compromised or lost at a total of 88 publicly traded companies and their subsidiaries in Japan in 2020, the highest number since such data began being collected in 2012, according to a survey by Tokyo Shoko Research Ltd.

In total, personal information on 25.15 million people was compromised, the credit research firm said.

Including unlisted companies, the number of such cases may reach astronomical figures, it said.

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