Mar 1, 2013

Over 1,000 targeted cyber-attacks hit Japanese entities in 2012

A total of 1,009 targeted email cyber-attacks hit Japanese companies and other institutions last year, the National Police Agency said Thursday. The NPA arrived at the figure after analyzing information collected from around 4,900 companies and research organizations in the fields of defense and ...

Feb 26, 2013

Ministry to beef up hacking defenses

by Hiroko Nakata

The trade ministry plans to beef up its database for cyber-attacks against Japanese companies and institutions to help analyze the latest trends and methods so they can protect themselves from organized assaults. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has already earmarked ¥800 million ...