The personal data of about 760,000 people was temporarily leaked onto the Internet through an address book application service for smartphones, information security company NetAgent Co. reported.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is set to launch an investigation after being informed of the case Saturday by Tokyo-based NetAgent. The application developer said the data leaked online has been deleted.
A 43-year-old woman and other six boys and girls aged 14 to 18 years have been arrested by police in the western Japanese prefecture of Hyogo in connection with the abuse of a 15-year-old junior high school student, local press reported on Tuesday. (Global Times )
On November 30, officers from the Shizuoka Prefectural Police arrested Hitomi Sugawara, a part-time music teacher at elementary schools in Tokyo, for appearing in an adult video (AV) uploaded to an overseas Internet site. (Tokyo Reporter )