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F-Secure director accused of revealing consumer details

Finnish digital security firm, F-Secure, finds itself embroiled in an odd scandal right now. Following the dumping of some 400 names, addresses, places of work and other details of individuals by a Twitter user called MetalGodTokyo, some investigations turned up what appeared to be the identity of the person: Naomi Kubota. As the current marketing manager of F-Secure, the fact that he would reveal personal data in such a manner is making real waves in Japan.

The people who’s names and details he revealed, are said (via LivedoorBlog) to have previously shown support for a cartoon by manga artist Hasumi Toshiko, who recently drew condemnation as a racist after drawing the iconic image of the Syrian refugee girl, but suggesting she had become one to live on someone else’s money. It is suggested from this that Kubota (if indeed he is responsible) disapproved of those stating their support for such a person and her art.

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The question is, how did he get the information? Support for the image was originally posted on Facebook, so presumably some details were cribbed from there, but the rest is unaccounted for.

Obviously by revealing any personal information in this manner, Kubota is completely undermining what F-Secure stands for, especially if he is using the company’s software or status to get a hold of the information. However it’s the links that this Twitter account had with a group called Shibaki Corps, an anti-Japanese, leftist organisation said to be linked with racist Korean nationals, that has stirred up the most controversy (as per Hosyusokuhou).

We reached out to F-Secure for comment and will update this piece as and when we hear back.

Discuss on our Facebook page, HERE.

KitGuru Says: It’s a little hard to get all the details nailed down from the rough Google translations of our Japanese sources. If any of you can read it to a high standard, please let us know if we missed anything.

Thanks to the anonymous tipster for letting us know what’s going on.

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  • taro suzuki

    Yami no azarasi Eraku seals (Naomi Kubota) of the darkness of the members of the Shibaki Corps of your anger is by far deceased all Hasumi Toshiko human information that Likes and reply to FB of in some way to Hasumi Toshiko of FB
    Save to googleDRIVE, open it in its own Netouyo (net right wing) hit twitter account and I nice to attack the guys
    However, the barrel via Reiko Chiba (used to Idol Star)that had been dating a long time ago also the person of the information
    The festival man who pulled deceased the personal information from the FB is finds out it was a security software supplier executives to My Number and Ministry of Defense
    Brave reply came to be “as soon as possible to investigate” from the President explains the circumstances in twitter in Japan corporation president of the company
    It disappears shortly thereafter Netouyo hit twitter account
    GoogleDRIVE account also the privatization of your fellow
    The results of the inquiry by telephone volunteers, information that in home confinement
    Far-left group that has issued a large number also arrested in injury because Shibaki Corps

  • Billy Acton

    Koreans use this foolish words “Netouyo”
    Please be careful so as not to be brainwashed by a stupid Korean.

  • J6K1

    A good Korean is only a dead Korean

  • #ぱよぱよちーん

    F-Secure director is Red team, The Communists. #ぱよぱよちーん

  • Yeltnerb1

    Quit F-Secure two years ago. I’m glad that I did.

  • #ぱよぱよちーん

    He bring communism into F-Secure work.

    here
    http://i.imgur.com/MBE6evA.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/HRhZFvt.jpg
    共産 kyousan = Communists

    from 2ch
    http://hayabusa.open2ch.net/test/read.cgi/news4vip/1446562361/
    ^^
    more info

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    Never trust any koreans..Only a dead Korean is worth trusting.

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  • Ma Go

    He is close with the Japanese Communist Party.
    that Before, Japan Communist Party lawmakers has been a question in the National Assembly on the basis of the private documents of the Self-Defense Forces.
    But, the ruling party answer was “Pursue”. “How was obtained of those document ?”
    He had a customer the authorities of the Japanese government.
    It contains the police and Ministry of Defense.
    by this incident, Japanese people are begun to suspect by this incident. “Was he involved in these materials leakage?”
    Currently, there is information that in the police also began an those investigation, because he is suspected spying activities, as anti-Japanese activities.
    It has started collecting a great deal of attention as an incident because it is also related to the safety of the information security of government.

  • Ma Go

    “Shibaki
    tai (C.R.A.C.)” are claiming an anti-racism organization, but the
    reality is suppression of free speech is the main activity..
    If they found a detrimental activities to Koreans, use the “racism” as a means of attack.
    This movies is “Shibakitai” members is attacking to demonstrators for Japanese.

  • Ma Go

    Twitter user called MetalGodTokyo is closely related to the Japanese Communists.
    that Before, Japan Communist Party lawmakers had been a question in the National Assembly on the basis of the private documents of the Self-Defense Forces.
    But, the ruling party answer was “Pursue”. “How was obtained of those document ?”
    He had a customer the authorities of the Japanese government.
    It contains the police and Ministry of Defense.
    by this incident, Japanese peoples has begun doubt, “Was he involved in these documents leakage?”.
    Japan-My-Number-Plans, give a big blow to the Koreans of illegal immigrants.
    This company was involved to these security.
    Currently, there is information in the police also began an those investigation, because he is suspected spying activities, as anti-Japanese activities.
    It has started collecting a great deal of attention as an incident because it is also related to the safety of the information security of government.

  • joshben

    Shibaki Corps is a Korean fascist group affiliated with the Japanese Communist Party.
    They encourage racism and violence against Japanese while saying that they fight against racism.
    Many members have been indicted on fraud charges and assault.
    The other day, The Communist Party obtained a secret document of the Ministry of Defence. F-Secure cooperates with Japanese government offices.

    A huge antenna is installed in the house of Mr.Kubota (ex-F-Secure director, main member of Shibaki Corps).
    Radio specialists expects it used for communication with North Korea.

  • 高町なのは

    Shibaki Corps is terrorist.
    The purpose is the Japan-US war and Shinzo Abe Prime Minister killed.

  • 高町なのは

    Posts Naomi Kubota