Softbank rocked by giant data leak

Friday, 5 March 2004, 2:47 PM EST

Senior execs at Softbank in Japan are to take a pay cut after the personal details of more than four million broadband punters leaked out.

Softbank - which together with Yahoo! operates broadband outfit "Yahoo! BB" in Japan - has been the victim of a scam to extort billions of Yen from the company, reported The Japan Times.

Earlier this week, Softbank confirmed it was cooperating with police over an "attempted extortion using Yahoo! BB client data", following reports in the press.

By Tim Richardson at The Register.

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