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Japan confesses to padding disability hiring data

The Japanese government on Tuesday apologised for routinely overstating the number of disabled people it employed to meet legal quotas in a “highly regrettable” scandal. Thousands of able-bodied employees at 27 ministries and government agencies were wrongly counted as disabled, Tokyo admitted. “When the figures were revised, the ratio of …

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SEC reveals it was hacked, information may have been used for illegal stock trades

The Securities and Exchange Commission, the country’s top Wall Street regulator, announced Wednesday that hackers breached its system for storing documents filed by publicly traded companies last year, potentially accessing data that allowed the intruders to make an illegal profit.The agency detected the breach last year, but didn’t learn until last …

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