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88 publicly traded companies in Japan compromised personal information last year, either because of a malware infection or misconfigured access protocols. As many as 30% of the incidents occurred simply because someone sent an email by mistake. Credit reporting agency Tokyo Shoko Research (TSR), which compiled the data, says the number is the highest since […]

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This month, WizCase researchers discovered 5 separate data leaks of personal information belonging to dating app users in the US, Japan and South Korea. The data, which was easily accessed due to misconfigured and unsecure servers, included user information such as personal identifiable information (PII) and other sensitive data: • CatholicSingles.com – a 17MB database […]

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An advance persistent threat group operating since at least 2010 has recently been concentrating its efforts on infiltrating Japanese critical infrastructure and key commercial interests, according to cyber-security firm Cylance, which went public with its findings yesterday due to the perpetrators’ increasingly aggressive tactics. Dubbed “Operation Dust Storm,” the APT is the work of a […]

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