computer virus

Algerian faces U.S. charges linked to computer virus
An Algerian man pleaded not guilty May 3 to helping develop and market a computer program that drained millions of dollars from bank accounts around the world. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
ATLANTA--An Algerian man pleaded not guilty May 3 to helping develop and market a computer program that drained millions of dollars from bank accounts around the world.
Crime-busting cat becomes top tourist attraction on Enoshima
Gray is the center of attention while catnapping on Enoshima. (Ryosuke Yamamoto)
FUJISAWA, Kanagawa Prefecture--A stray called Gray is now arguably the most famous cat in Japan after media coverage of its unwitting role in the arrest of an odious cat-loving ...
EDITORIAL: Police need to reboot their cybercrime approach
A cat sits in the Enoshima district of Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Jan. 10. A collar to which a memory card was attached was put on this cat. (Masaki Karaya)
Japan's police force needs to raise its game in confronting cybercrime.
Police arrest Tokyo man in malicious computer hacking case
Police escort Yusuke Katayama from his residence in Tokyo early in the morning of Feb. 10. (Takuya Kitazawa)
Police on Feb. 10 arrested a 30-year-old man in Tokyo on suspicion of spreading a computer virus that led to the wrongful arrests of four men, after threats of mass murder and...
Japan's space agency probes possible data leak
JAXA says it is investigating a possible leak of data about its Epsilon rocket due to a computer virus. (Provided by JAXA)
Japan's space agency says it is investigating a possible leak of data about its Epsilon rocket due to a computer virus.
Police say 'sorry' for wrongful arrests for computer threats
The chief of Kanagawa prefectural police’s Hodogaya police station speaks to reporters on Oct. 20 after visiting a university student’s home to offer an apology for a wrongful arrest. (Ryusaburo Matsumoto)
Police have been forced to bow and apologize to four people for wrongfully arresting them after their computers were remotely accessed by a third party, who posted threats...
Cyber-attacks target 20 ministries, agencies
Police and major companies cooperate to prevent cyber-attacks in April 2009. (Asahi Shimbun File Photo)
Underscoring how hackers have remained a step ahead of Japan's computer security experts, viruses have infected dozens of computers in cyber-attacks against at least 20...
Mitsubishi Heavy acknowledges possible defense data leak
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. acknowledged for the first time that data on Self-Defense Force helicopters and fighter jets may have been leaked in a cyber-attack on its...
EDITORIAL: Work together to enhance Japan's defenses against...
A number of Japanese defense contractors have been targeted by large-scale cyber-attacks from overseas.
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