Japan Pension Service hack used classic attack method

Jun 2, 2015

Japan Pension Service hack used classic attack method

The massive leak last month of personal data from the Japan Pension Service was the result of a simple error by its employees: opening a virus-laced email attachment disguised as a health ministry document. Hackers who tapped into the pension system and stole the ...

Japan aquariums vote to stop using dolphins from Taiji

May 20, 2015

Japan aquariums vote to stop using dolphins from Taiji

The Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums announced Wednesday that it will ban its members from buying dolphins caught off the town of Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, amid protests from activists and pressure from a global industry body to stop the practice. JAZA reached the ...

Japan zoo body polls members on use of Taiji dolphins

May 13, 2015

Japan zoo body polls members on use of Taiji dolphins

The Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums is asking zoos and aquariums across the country to vote on the continued procurement of dolphins from the town of Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, whose dolphin hunts and annual culls have riled activists worldwide. The unprecedented request by ...