Blog Posts Tagged with "Japan"


Collective Self-defense: What Japan’s New Defense Policy Means for International Cooperation on Cyber Security

September 04, 2014 Added by:Mihoko Matsubara

Joint exercises are key to making joint operations seamless and increasing the capability of cyber defenses. The Japanese and US governments have committed themselves to revise the US–Japan Defense Cooperation Guidelines by the end of this year and to include bilateral cooperation on cyber security in the revision.

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Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency hit again by malware

December 03, 2012 Added by:Plagiarist Paganini

The New Your Times has recently published the news the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency was hit by a virus that stolen secret information on newest rockets from an internal computer...

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OpJapan: Anonymous vs. Japan and its War on Piracy

June 27, 2012 Added by:Plagiarist Paganini

"Anonymous strongly believes that the implementation of this law will... solve nothing. To the government of Japan and the Recording Industry Association of Japan, you can now expect us the same way we have come to expect you in violating our basic rights to privacy and to an open internet..."

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Operation Luckycat Targets Tibet, Japan and India

April 02, 2012 Added by:Plagiarist Paganini

Of course, the involvement of Gu Kaiyuan doesn't prove the campaigns are officially sponsored by the Chinese government, but the targets chosen leads the experts believe that the Beijing government is behind the Operation Luckycat attacks...

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The Chinese Cyber Threat: Japan Under Attack

January 23, 2012 Added by:Plagiarist Paganini

China is a cyber power capable of destroying most any opponent, especially when going against companies in trouble because of the difficult economy situation. These companies are the most vulnerable members of the security chain and therefore a favorite target...

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Cyber Defense Weekly: Symantec, Stratfor and SOPA

January 16, 2012 Added by:Cyber Defense Weekly

Internet companies are contemplating shutting down their sites in a day of protest against the egregious SOPA; Japan has contracted with Fujitsu to produce anti-malware malware; Symantec's source code has been stolen by a group of Indian hackers associated with Anonymous...

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Experts Warn Against Developing Cyber Weapons

January 04, 2012 Added by:Headlines

“The Japanese model represents a communicated and demonstrated increase in virtual arms escalation. It ups the ante to a new level that may not be sustainable, especially when -- not if -- the code for the 'good' virus gets out...."

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Japanese Defense Ministry Developing Cyber Weapon

January 03, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"The program can identify the source of a cyber-attack to a high degree of accuracy for distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, as well as some attacks aimed at stealing information stored in target computers...."

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Japan Says 'No' to Sony PlayStation Network Relaunch

May 16, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"As of May 13, Sony was incomplete in exercising measures that they said they will do on the May 1 press conference," said Kazushige Nobutani, Japan's director of media and content in the country's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry...

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Be Careful Of Earthquake Related Charity Scams

March 21, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

When a natural disaster hits, most people get an urge to help those in distress. Our want/need/ability to help out comes from thousands of years of communal living as an interdependent species. However, natural disasters also bring out the worst bottom feeding sleazebags who smell blood...

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Japan's Nuclear Crisis, Stuxnet and SCADA Defenses

March 20, 2011 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

Generators and water pumps are examples of rotating machinery that are controlled in industrial systems by PLCs. It is not hard to extrapolate that designer-malware like Stuxnet could target these systems and cause the shut down of a nuclear power plant or the release of a radioactive plume...

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Japan Quake Impacts Global Technology Supply Chain

March 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Suppliers are likely to encounter difficulties in getting raw materials supplied and distributed and shipping products out. This is likely to cause some disruption in semiconductor supplies from Japan during the next two weeks, based on the IHS iSuppli preliminary assessment of the situation..."

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