Yahoo’s FX broker YJFX updates on data breach incident

A follow-up to LeapRate’s earlier report about a former employee of Japanese FX broker YJFX, a subsidiary of Yahoo Japan Corporation (TYO:4689), stealing loads of customer data

The broker announced today that an external professional, hired to conduct an investigation into the breach, has concluded its check, with no further leaks of information detected.

YJFX has also carried out an internal investigation to confirm that the problem is tackled and that its information security systems are beefed up.

The analysis has shown that 185,626 pieces of information were taken out.

  • 128,220 pieces of information were in a status in which public browsing was possible, but were not accessed.
  • 56,665 pieces of information were accessed through search engine crawlers.
  • 741 pieces of information were viewed by third parties.


For the original announcement from YJFX, click here.

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