National Jul 7, 2015

Defense personnel data feared leaked after cyberattack on hotel

Data about defense personnel may have been leaked after a cyberattack in May compromised computers at a Tokyo hotel mainly used by Defense Ministry officials and Self-Defense Forces personnel, sources said Tuesday. A computer at Hotel Grand Hill Ichigaya, run by the mutual aid society ...

National / Crime & Legal Oct 29, 2013

Case over online leak of anti-terror info gets dropped

Tokyo police on Tuesday dropped their case over a 2010 leak that included sensitive details about their anti-terrorism efforts because the statute of limitations for filing charges expired. After three years of investigating the leak, which they strongly believe was an inside job, the police ...

National / Crime & Legal Jun 20, 2013

Assistant to Shizuoka prosecutors nabbed in mob-linked info leak

Police arrested an assistant of the Shizuoka District Public Prosecutor's Office Wednesday for allegedly leaking investigation information to her yakuza-linked friend. Miho Suzuki, 30, owned up to violating the law that prohibits public servants from leaking government information. Police also arrested Akira Suzuki, 38, a carpenter, ...