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
Can a pair of unique spectacles banish nearsightedness without surgical intervention? Japan’s Kubota Pharmaceutical Holdings says its wearable device can do just that, and it plans to start releasing the product in Asia, where many people grapple with … Continue reading Myopia Correcting ‘Smart Glasses’ From Japan To Be Sold in Asia
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
Aleph Farms and the Mitsubishi Corporation’s Food Industry Group have agreed to move toward marketing cultured meat in Japan. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in which Aleph Farms will provide its BioFarm technology and… Continue reading Aleph Farms and Mitsubishi team up to bring cultured meat to Japan
A few hours ago and after years of preparation, amendments to Japan’s copyright law came into effect, aiming to criminalize those who download unlicensed manga, magazines, and academic texts from the Internet. From a report: While uploading pirated con… Continue reading Japan’s Brand New Anti-Piracy Law Goes Live
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
Joe2020 shares a report: A Japanese company and Kyoto University have joined forces to develop what they hope will be the world’s first satellites made out of wood by 2023. Sumitomo Forestry said it has started research on tree growth and the use of wo… Continue reading Japan Developing Wooden Satellites To Cut Space Junk
Japan said it planned to stop the sale of new gasoline-powered cars by the mid-2030s, bucking criticism by Toyota’s chief that a hasty shift to electric vehicles could cripple the car industry. From a report: The plan released Friday followed similar m… Continue reading Japan To Phase Out Gasoline-Powered Cars, Bucking Toyota Chief
Chinese state-backed threat actors APT10 have been hacking Japanese businesses for at least a year.
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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…