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Taiwanese police launch investigation into reports that over 100 ‘high ranking officials’ had messaging app accounts hacked


July 28, 2021

Police in Taiwan confirmed on Wednesday that they are investigating reports that more than 100 messaging app accounts used by “high ranking officials” were hacked after LINE messenger stated it had detected “abnormal activities.”

The Criminal Investigation Bureau in Taipei launched the investigation after LINE, the company behind the messaging app, formally reported concerns that the accounts had been compromised. However, authorities did not provide further information about the alleged hack.

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