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Taiwan's People First Party defend founder Soong, rebuke corruption allegations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The People First Party (PFP) has rejected the corruption allegations surrounding its founder and Chair James Soong (宋楚瑜) after journalists released a report claiming he de...

Taiwanese politician James Soong had NT$415 million in Swiss bank account: Leaked report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese politician James Soong (宋楚瑜) has appeared on a client list issued by Credit Suisse to the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), which is run ...

Poland: huge military data leak has only public information

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Defense Ministry said Friday that a massive leak from a military equipment database includes only publicly available information and is not harmful. T...

LINE Pay transaction information from Taiwanese, Japanese, Thai users leaked online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 133,000 LINE Pay transaction records were leaked online and accessed 11 times between Sept. 12 and Nov. 24. The Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) reported that ...

Pandora Papers leak prompts calls for action in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — Malaysia's main opposition leader called Monday for information found in the Pandora Papers data leak to be discussed in Parliament, after learning the country's former finance minister...

Leaked records open a 'Pandora' box of financial secrets

Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have been hiding their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront property, yachts and...

Facebook unveils its first smart glasses

Sept 9 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) launched its first smart glasses on Thursday in a step toward its aim of offering true augmented-reality spectacles. The glasses, which were created in partne...

Indonesia probes suspected data breach on COVID-19 app

JAKARTA, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Indonesia is investigating a suspected security flaw in a COVID-19 test-and-trace app that left exposed personal information and the health status of 1.3 million people, a ...

Russia-based ransomware gang offline but cause not clear

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russia-based criminal syndicate behind a devastating series of recent ransomware attacks was offline on Tuesday, but cybersecurity experts said that it was premature to spe...

Business Highlights: Consumer prices, ransomware gang

___ US consumer prices surge in June by the most since 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices for U.S. consumers jumped in June by the most in 13 years, signaling that a swi...

China uses Didi as data law test dummy

Investors are watching anxiously as China tests out new data laws on Didi Global (DIDI.N). The $75 billion ride-hailing group's information trove and foreign backers mean it's a good candidate...

Dutch government pauses coronavirus app over data leak fears

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government has temporarily disabled its coronavirus warning app amid data privacy concerns for people who have the app installed on phones using the Android ope...

Japan says Chinese military likely behind cyberattacks

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo police are investigating cyberattacks on about 200 Japanese companies and research organizations, including the country’s space agency, by a hacking group believed to be linked to t...

'Unfavorable views' of China reach historic highs, new report finds

Negative public opinion toward China has significantly increased in several advanced economies, according to a new survey released by the Pew Research Center on Tuesday. In nine of the 14 countries i...

Zhenhua data leak exposes China's new 'hybrid warfare'

More than 2 million people around the world have had their personal data collected on behalf of Chinese intelligence services, according to a leak of a dataset made public earlier this month by an Aus...