Daiwa Securities Group Inc. has revealed that a subsidiary in the United Kingdom may have been attacked by a cyber attack and the information held by the subsidiary may have been leaked.

The company is checking the scope and content of information that may have been leaked.

The cyber-attack was carried out by a subsidiary in the United Kingdom of Daiwa Securities Group Inc., which provides advice on acquisitions and mergers of companies.



According to the announcement, the server and network system of this subsidiary received a cyber attack from the outside and took measures such as strengthening security on the company side, but it is possible that the information held by this subsidiary was leaked in the subsequent investigation. By the 6th, it was known that there was sex.



This subsidiary and the Daiwa Securities Group Inc. in Japan are not connected by a network.



The company says it is checking the scope and content of information that may have leaked, and will proceed with the investigation with the cooperation of an external specialized institution.



Daiwa Securities Group Inc. commented, "We deeply apologize for any inconvenience caused. We will take additional measures against unauthorized access and strengthen our security system."

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