Emotet computer virus spreading in Japan, Suga warns

National Nov 28, 2019

Emotet computer virus spreading in Japan, Suga warns

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday that infections involving the Emotet computer virus are spreading in Japan. The government has warned administrative bodies and companies involved with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics of the danger posed by the virus, Suga told a news ...

Ransomware making costly inroads into online Japan

Reference | FYI Jun 6, 2016

Ransomware making costly inroads into online Japan

by Shusuke Murai

Advances in technology always come at a price. Once just a hacker's toy, the computer virus has evolved into something more sinister. Malware called ransomware, which can hold computer files hostage in exchange for a ransom, is increasing as a menace in Japan. According to IT security ...