Tuesday, 2 June 2015

1.25 Million Japanese Pension Data Stolen Via Virus

Japan Pension Service has warned today that data from 1.25 million Japanese are stolen after employees had open infected e-mail attachments. The attachments were found to contain a virus that names, addresses, birth dates and retirement numbers booty made.

The president of the Japan Pension Service made ​​during a conference apologized and said that all affected persons receive a new pension number. The organization has also removed all infected computers from the local network and employees from their work computers can no longer access the internet. What type of malware responsible for the attack, the president did not tell because of the ongoing investigation, reports the Japan Times .

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