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Japan: Right-on addresses data breach potentially affecting 247,600 customers

Right-on Co., Ltd. issued, on 4 November 2021, a notice in which it addressed a data breach potentially affecting the personal information of up to 247,600 customers. In particular, Right-on confirmed that as a result of unauthorised access by a third party, personal information including name, phone number, address, date of birth, and gender was leaked. Notably, Right-on highlighted that credit card information was not included.

As a result of the incident, Right-on stated that it will thoroughly implement measures to strengthen security against unauthorised access and further strengthen its monitoring system. In addition, Right-on detailed that it will have a third-party audit its security system and strive to prevent recurrence, emphasising that it will inform customers when new information is found regarding the matter.

You can read the notice, only available in Japanese, here.