Tag: Japan

Japanese hosting company Kagoya hacked; credit card data stolen

Kagoya, a famous hosting service provider in Japan has suffered a security breach in which personal and financial data of its customers has been stolen. In an email to their customers, Kagoya stated that the hack attack was discovered this month after an in-house screening which revealed that customers who used their credit cards between April 1, 2015, to September 21, 2016, are among the impacted ones.

Full article on HackRead

Japanese government denies report that its defense forces were hacked

Japanese government officials have denied reports that a secure network used by the country’s defense forces was attacked earlier this year.

An attacker was able to break into the Ground Self-Defense Force’s computer systems, sources at the Japanese Ministry of Defense told Kyodo News on Sunday. The ministry and the Self-Defense Forces discovered the attack in September, said the report, which was also relayed by The Japan Times.

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