Nov 29, 2016

Europol, with U.S., Canada help, shuts 4,500 websites peddling fake brands

In a massive crackdown, police and law enforcement agencies across Europe have seized more than 4,500 website domains trading in counterfeit goods, often via social networks, officials said on Monday. The operation came as Europol, Europe's police agency, unveiled its newest campaign dubbed "Don't F***(AKE) ...

Japan tourism website touts regional food treats, activities

Sep 4, 2015

Japan tourism website touts regional food treats, activities

A new tourism website allows people to share tips and information about the nation's regional cuisine, goods and activities. It aims to attract foreign customers and thereby help local economies tap into the nation's current tourism boom. Nippon Quest showcases hundreds of regional specialties, illustrated ...

Dec 24, 2014

Key North Korean websites suffer short outages after shutdown

Key North Korean websites suffered intermittent outages Tuesday after a nearly 10-hour shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the Internet stoppage in one of the ...

/ Jul 16, 2014

Feds: Terror support defendant a risk to reoffend

Authorities are worried that a British citizen facing sentencing for supporting terrorists in Afghanistan will return to the same conduct when he gets out of prison, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday. Prosecutor Stephen Reynolds told a judge that Babar Ahmad has not shown remorse and ...

Apr 12, 2013

Fraudulent websites for banks, companies, government agencies found

Apparently fraudulent websites for several Japanese banks, companies, government ministries and agencies have been found, a Financial Services Agency official said Thursday. Although theft of personal data or other problems have yet to be confirmed, many financial institutions are calling on users of their online ...