Saturday, 27 June 2015

Japanese Ministry Shuts Down Because Of Malware Network

The Japanese Ministry of Justice has turned off its own internal computer after there was a virus on one of the computers found. The ministry believes that no information has been stolen. Yet there is reported to the police of a possible cyber attack, reports the Japan Times .

According to the Ministry the existing security on May 17 would have detected a suspicious communication attempt from the computer and locked. How much time there is between this incident and disabling the internal network was unknown. Japan faced in recent weeks with various malware incidents. It seemed that malware in Japan Pension Service data of 1.25 million people had been stolen and there was malware on the network discovered by the Japanese state company that manages radioactive waste from the nuclear reactor of Fukushima.

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