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/ Apr 16, 2018

14-year-old girl held over theft of ¥10 million

A 14-year-old Tokyo girl has been arrested on suspicion of stealing ¥10 million in cash from a friend's house, according to police. The girl, in her third year of junior high school, was arrested Sunday for allegedly stealing the money from the living room of ...

Mar 2, 2018

Digital currency exchanges to join up on standards and security

A group of digital currency exchanges in Japan said Friday they will form a new organization to establish industry-wide standards for security and compliance. The move, agreed between all 16 government-registered exchanges including bitFlyer Inc. and GMO Coin Inc., follows the massive Coincheck Inc. cryptocurrency ...

Feb 17, 2018

Cyberattacks are costly, and things could get worse: U.S. report

Cyberattacks cost the United States between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, a White House report said Friday, warning of a "spillover" effect for the broader economy if the situation worsens. A report by the White House Council of Economic Advisers sought to quantify ...