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Nikkei's Hong Kong affiliate hit by unauthorized access

1,644 instances of personal information leaks may have occurred, Tokyo daily says

Nikkei building in Tokyo   © Photo by Wataru Ito

TOKYO -- Nikkei on Wednesday said incidents of unauthorized access to some email accounts used by Nikkei China (Hong Kong), an overseas group company, and Nikkei's Hong Kong bureau have been discovered, raising concerns that personal information, including the names of customers, may have been leaked.

Nikkei China has reported the incident to Hong Kong's personal information protection authority.

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