Feb 21, 2016

Record 54.5 billion cyberattacks detected in Japan last year

A record 54.51 billion cyberattacks were detected in 2015 — double the number of the previous year — as hackers took control of security cameras and other devices, a survey by a government-backed institute says. The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) ...

Feb 18, 2016

More Japanese are early birds, fewer read newspapers: survey

Japanese are getting more active in the early morning, according to a survey by NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute. The survey, which is conducted every five years, is used as a reference for programming at both the TV and radio arms of NHK. In ...

Jan 27, 2016

Japan slips to 18th place on corruption perception index

Japan edged down to 18th place — tied with Hong Kong — on Transparency International’s 2015 corruption perception index, released on Wednesday, as North Korea languished at the bottom of the list of 168 nations for the fifth straight year. Denmark was perceived as ...