Japanís web security suffers further blow

Friday, 23 June 2006, 8:46 AM EST

Japan's technology sector has been hit by another security breach, in the latest of a string of incidents that have raised questions about the safety of consumer internet services in the country.

NTT Card Solution, a unit of Nippon Telegraph & Telephone, the world's biggest phone company by sales, said a third party spent up to Y3.2m ($28,000) of customers' money after stealing the identification numbers of as many as 30,686 customers using the company's Net Cash electronic payment service.

At FT.

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