Business / Corporate Oct 6, 2016

BTMU to cooperate with foreign banks over money laundering

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Japan's biggest lender, will join foreign peers in using advanced technology to spot illegal activity, sources close to the matter said. The bank will partner with British giant HSBC and Singapore's OCBC Bank in using the latest information technology and financial ...

National / Politics Mar 8, 2013

Wartime diplomat deplored Japan's backward encryption tech

A Japanese diplomat wrote shortly after World War II that Japan's theoretical and technical knowhow on encrypting sensitive information was woefully underdeveloped during the hostilities, declassified diplomatic records Thursday showed. Kazuji Kameyama, who had previously headed the telegram division of the Foreign Ministry, wrote in ...