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Cyberattack at med-tech conglomerate Hoya slowed production at Thai factory by 60 percent

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Roughly 100 computers were infected with malicious software that stole user credentials, then tried to install a program that would co-opt those machines into mining for cryptocurrency.

Toyota data breach affects up to 3.1 million customers

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The breach, which affected Toyota Tokyo Sales Holding Inc. and its affiliated enterprises, was the second high-profile cybersecurity incident at Toyota in as many months.

Why NIST is so popular in Japan

by cyber_admin • 12 months ago

Japanese companies use two U.S. government technology frameworks to help manage its own information security manpower shortages.

‘Tick’ espionage group is likely trying to hop air gaps, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

New research shows that a cyber espionage group has targeted USB drives in a likely effort to infect “air gapped” systems cut off from the internet.

Thieves steal at least $533 million in largest cryptocurrency heist ever

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The hack eclipses the historic 2014 heist against Mt. Gox, in which the coins were valued at $450 million.

Japanese businesses are the latest victims of attacks disguised as ransomware

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The incident underscores a trend; elite hacking groups appear to be increasingly disguising their operations by disrupting an organization's business processes.

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