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Global cybercrime shifts to state-backed hackers: Russian group

World / Crime & Legal Oct 10, 2018

Global cybercrime shifts to state-backed hackers: Russian group

The latest innovations in cybercrime have shifted from financially motivated actors to state-backed hackers focused on sabotage and intelligence gathering, a Russian cybersecurity firm said Tuesday. "The focus of innovations and research on the creation of complex malware, as well as organization of multi-layered targeted ...

Rokkasho's fuel reprocessing plant nears full NRA approval

National Sep 15, 2018

Rokkasho's fuel reprocessing plant nears full NRA approval

A spent nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in the village of Rokkasho, Aomori Prefecture, looks set to gain approval for full operation following the completion of most of its safety review. The Nuclear Regulation Authority checked the remaining safety measures against the risks of earthquakes and ...