China site reveals over 100 Japanese entities at risk of cyber-attacks

Masako Wakae reports:

Hackers have disclosed the names of more than 100 Japanese public organizations and companies that have website vulnerabilities (see below) since February this year.

WooYun, a website operated by Chinese cybersecurity experts and others, disclosed the names of the Japanese companies on its website.


So far WooYun has carried reports about the vulnerabilities of at least 100,000 websites, mainly in China. But since February, reports about Japanese websites have shown up.

More than 100 Japanese websites of state-run research and development institutes, independent administrative corporations, universities, hospitals, industrial associations and companies have been named in reports on the website.

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