Suga: Facebook leak may affect Japanese users
NHK -- Oct 16
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says Facebook has informed the government that its recent massive data leak could involve Japanese users.

Suga said on Monday that the government's Personal Information Protection Commission received pre-notices on September 29th and last Saturday about the possible effects on Japanese customers.

Suga said the commission is asking Facebook to provide more information and to take measures to prevent a recurrence.

The social media giant announced on Friday of last week that the personal data of about 29 million users had been leaked in a cyber-attack.

For 14 million of these, the hackers obtained key information, such as names, telephone numbers, birthdates and job histories.

News source: NHK
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