Supercomputer-developed AI predicts tsunami flooding in real-time on a PC

As a region that is subject to a high degree of seismic activity, tsunamis are a real and ever-present threat for the people of Japan. The teams tasked with managing and responding to these risks may soon have a powerful new tool at their disposal, in … Continue reading Supercomputer-developed AI predicts tsunami flooding in real-time on a PC

Ancient Roman concrete mineral found strengthening nuclear reactor walls

In a list of walls that you’d want to stay strong, those in a nuclear reactor would be near the top. Now, researchers have found that the walls in a decommissioned power plant in Japan have not only kept their strength but have actually gotten stronger… Continue reading Ancient Roman concrete mineral found strengthening nuclear reactor walls

Japan To Launch Wooden Satellites

We may have wooden satellites in just a few years, according to an announcement this month by Kyoto University and Sumitomo Forestry, organizations whose combined roots go back 550 years.

Wood’s place in high-technology has a long track record. During World War 2, wooden boats were used for minesweepers, the …read more

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Japanese Orgs Hacked ‘by China’ in Long, Widespread Campaign

Chinese state-backed threat actors APT10 have been hacking Japanese businesses for at least a year.
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Symantec Reports on Cicada APT Attacks against Japan

Symantec is reporting on an APT group linked to China, named Cicada. They have been attacking organizations in Japan and elsewhere.

Cicada has historically been known to target Japan-linked organizations, and has also targeted MSPs in the past. The group is using living-off-the-land tools as well as custom malware in this attack campaign, including a custom malware — Backdoor.Hartip — that Symantec has not seen being used by the group before. Among the machines compromised during this attack campaign were domain controllers and file servers, and there was evidence of files being exfiltrated from some of the compromised machines…

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