Japan, known for its innovation and efficiency, is a globally recognized industry leader. This puts Japan-based organizations at risk of being recognized as potentially valuable targets by both criminally motivated and targeted cyber adversaries. This blog, directly from the front lines of CrowdStrike® Falcon OverWatch™ threat hunting, shares intrusion insights drawn from … [Read more...] about Adversary Insights from Japan Front Lines
May 29, 2023Ravie LakshmananLinux / Network Security Linux routers in Japan are the target of a new Golang remote access trojan (RAT) called GobRAT. "Initially, the attacker targets a router whose WEBUI is open to the public, executes scripts possibly by using vulnerabilities, and finally infects the GobRAT," the JPCERT Coordination Center (JPCERT/CC) said in a report … [Read more...] about New GobRAT Remote Access Trojan Targeting Linux Routers in Japan
For almost every organization within the APJ region, the past four months have seen a fundamental shift in how they work, how employees interact with each other, and how they protect themselves against the sophistication of new and developing cybersecurity threats. Many organizations have adapted to these new and unexpected challenges effectively, as the alternative was to fail … [Read more...] about Asia Pacific and Japan Cybersecurity Survey
Apple will again participate in the Japanese tradition of offering a Fukubukuro or lucky bag to customers on January 2nd, 2015 A lucky bag is a Japanese New Year's Day custom where retailers make grab bags filled with unknown random items and sell them for discount. … [Read more...] about Apple Announces Japanese ‘Lucky Bag’ Promotion on January 2nd
Apple's share of the smartphone market in Japan is now greater than its share of the smartphone market in the U.S.. The country has emerged as the fastest-growing region for Apple, outpacing the U.S., China, and other countries. Apple's success in the country is attributed to branding, heavy marketing, and rich subsidies. "Apple's brand is just overwhelming here," said Eiji … [Read more...] about iPhone Market Share in Japan Outpaces U.S.
NTT DOCOMO and Apple today announced that iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be available on the DOCOMO network beginning on Friday, September 20. “We’re thrilled to offer the incredible new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c to our customers,” said Kaoru Kato, President and CEO of NTT DOCOMO, Inc. “We know our customers will enjoy the amazing experience of iPhone on DOCOMO’s high-quality … [Read more...] about Apple to Launch New iPhones on Japan's NTT DOCOMO Network
Japan's largest mobile carrier, DoCoMo, will finally begin selling the iPhone this fall after Apple and the carrier were stuck in negotiations for years. Just last month, it was reported that the two were in talks to sell the popular smartphone. According to a report from Nikkei, DoCoMo will begin selling new models of the iPhone starting this fall after Apple and DoCoMo … [Read more...] about Japanese Carrier DoCoMo to Finally Carry iPhone Starting This Fall