Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Incident: Personal data on nearly 25,000 subscribers leaked by Japanese Telco

The personal information of twenty five thousand Japanese telco customers have had their data leaked, according to Agence France Press:

Yahoo! News - Personal data on nearly 25,000 subscribers leaked: NTT DoCoMo:

"TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's top mobile operator NTT DoCoMo (news - web sites) Inc. said it has found a leak of personal information linked to nearly 25,000 subscribers, with someone within the company likely to blame.

Private data such as names, addresses, mobile and fixed-line telephone numbers of 24,632 clients kept by the company were found to have been taken by an outsider, NTT DoCoMo said in a statement...."

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