The privacy commission said the incident might be related to security loopholes involving the procedure for obtaining credit reports. Photo: Handout

Credit bureau TransUnion urged to tighten online security after local newspaper says it easily obtained data on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Financial Secretary Paul Chan

  • Reporters say they were able to bypass checks using identity card numbers and publicly available information
  • Firm, which has records of 5.4 million people in city, denies cyber breach, saying data was fraudulently accessed
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The privacy commission said the incident might be related to security loopholes involving the procedure for obtaining credit reports. Photo: Handout
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