Japanese Embassies Hit With Malware Infections

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Dozens of computers at Japanese embassies worldwide were recently infected with malware.

"A report in a local Japanese publication, The Daily Yomiuri, places the infected diplomatic computers in Canada, China, France, Myanmar, the Netherlands, South Korea, and the United States," writes Threatpost's Brian Donohue. "Yomiuri reports that investigations into the matter are ongoing, and that the list of affected embassies may increase in the coming days."

"The timing and description of the attacks share similarities with the recently disclosed attacks on that country’s Lower House of Parliament in July and August, as well as on defense contractor Mitsubishi Heavy Industries," Donohue writes.

Go to "Security Woes Deepen: Japanese Embassies Targeted With Malware" to read the details.

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