Keidanren suspects computers being illegally accessed from overseas

Nov 10, 2016

Keidanren suspects computers being illegally accessed from overseas

The Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) said Thursday that some of the computers at its secretariat have likely been compromised by irregular access. The nation's largest business lobby has set up a special team to investigate whether the computers were infected by viruses and whether information ...

Oct 16, 2015

Pension payment errors made after data leak

The Japan Pension Service mistakenly underpaid and overpaid about 400 pensioners as a result of measures taken after a cyberattack that resulted in a massive leak of personal data, it was learned. According to the agency, the 400 belonged to the 960,000 pensioners whose ID ...

Culture change needed at pension body after massive data hack

Aug 21, 2015

Culture change needed at pension body after massive data hack

The report on the data leaks at the Japan Pension Service (JPS), released Thursday by its internal body, has revealed that a culture where no one takes responsibility existed in the Social Insurance Agency, the JPS's predecessor, and continued at the refurbished entity. Prime Minister ...