June 03, 2015
The Japan Pension Service apologized June 3 amid an onslaught of criticism over the leak of 1.25 million cases of personal information and the agency’s “unacceptable”...
September 17, 2014
A virus that illegally transfers funds to another online account when the user logs on has infected more than 20,000 personal computers in Japan.
May 04, 2013
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.
February 19, 2013
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 ...
February 14, 2013
Japan's police force needs to raise its game in confronting cybercrime.
February 10, 2013
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...
December 01, 2012
Japan's space agency says it is investigating a possible leak of data about its Epsilon rocket due to a computer virus.
October 22, 2012
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...
October 31, 2011
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...
October 26, 2011
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...
September 24, 2011
A number of Japanese defense contractors have been targeted by large-scale cyber-attacks from overseas.
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