Babies crawl and bawl to finish line in Japan race

Nov 23, 2015

Babies crawl and bawl to finish line in Japan race

More than 600 babies wriggled to the finish line on their hands and knees in the world’s largest crawling competition Monday. Publisher Benesse organized the one-day event at a shopping mall in Yokohama, inviting infants aged from 6 to 16 months to participate in ...

May 2, 2015

Major Japanese firms fall victim to data leaks: survey

According to a newly released survey, some of the nation’s major firms have reported being victims of data leaks over the past five years either because of cyberattacks or as former employees and others willfully took company data out with them.

Oct 14, 2014

Benesse leak prompts reforms in data reselling industry

The massive leak of personal data from education services provider Benesse Corp. has prompted data aggregators to tighten the way they work and has spurred the government to consider ways to prevent such breaches in the future. A systems engineer currently on trial is ...

Sep 27, 2014

Benesse data safety measures insufficient: METI

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry says Benesse Corp. has not worked out adequate measures to ensure the safety of customer data from leakage or theft. METI on Friday rejected Benesse’s report on steps to prevent massive customer data leaks, such as the ...