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Clubhouse user information suspected of leaking Privacy Office: Knowing whether Hong Kong users are involved

2021-04-11T09:01:51.823Z

Personal information of users of the voice social application Clubhouse was suspected to have been leaked. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of Hong Kong stated today (11th) that the leaked personal data may include names and social networking account names



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Written by: Chen Jiahui

2021-04-11 16:51

Last update date: 2021-04-11 16:51

Personal information of users of the voice social application Clubhouse was suspected to have been leaked.

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of Hong Kong stated today (11th) that the leaked personal data may include names, social networking site account names and numbers, etc. It has contacted Clubhouse to find out whether Hong Kong users and related personal data are involved.

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The Privacy Office stated that considering that the suspected personal information may include names, social networking site account names and numbers, etc., it is contacting Clubhouse to find out whether the persons affected by the incident are related to Hong Kong users, and reminding Clubhouse that if it finds that Hong Kong users are affected, it should be as soon as possible Notify affected users to reduce the risk of this incident.

The Privacy Office stated that it was aware of reports from foreign telecoms that the personal information of users of the voice social media platform Clubhouse was suspected of being leaked.

(Data Picture/Photo by Lao Xianliang)

The Privacy Commissioner Zhong Liling urges Clubhouse users to be vigilant and guard against the theft of personal information. If you suspect that your personal information has been leaked, you can contact the relevant platform for inquiries, or to the Privacy Office for inquiries or complaints.

The Privacy Commissioner Zhong Liling urges Clubhouse users to be vigilant and guard against the theft of personal information. If you suspect that your personal information has been leaked, you can contact the relevant platform for inquiries, or to the Privacy Office for inquiries or complaints.

(Information Picture/Photo by Luo Guohui)

The Office of Privacy also reminded users to take measures to protect the privacy of their personal data, including changing the passwords of accounts on social media and other platforms if necessary; enabling two-factor authentication for account login; and paying attention to accounts and personal emails for unusual login records; Be alert when you receive unknown or suspicious calls, text messages or emails.

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