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Japanese media giant Nikkei says $29 million lost in BEC scam

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

This scam comes months after the FBI said international victims lost $29 billion through the same technique.

Fancy Bear hackers targeted at least 16 athletic organizations ahead of Tokyo Olympics

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Russia long has targeted world anti-doping organizations.

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

by Jeff Stone • 10 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 • 10 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 years 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.

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