6 More Infections Found On Cruise Ship In Japan

6 more infections found on cruise ship in Japan

Japan's health ministry says six more people on a cruise ship quarantined near Tokyo have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total number to 70.

Ministry officials told reporters on Sunday that their latest tests on the Diamond Princess covered 57 people, and found that one passenger and five crewmembers have contracted the virus.

Two More Found Infected With Coronavirus In Japan

Two more found infected with coronavirus in Japan

Japan's health minister Katsunobu Kato has announced that two more people have been confirmed infected with the new coronavirus in Japan.

Kato said on Tuesday that one of them has no record of staying in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei Province, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. The person is the first to be confirmed infected despite having no record of staying in Wuhan.

New Program For 'list-based Attack' Found In Japan

New program for 'list-based attack' found in Japan

Japanese police have discovered a new computer program that helps hackers get unauthorized access to online services more efficiently.

The discovery comes after police arrested last May a Chinese national on suspicion of operating an unregistered server to make illicit money transfers overseas.

7 Bodies Found In Boat Believed From N.korea

7 bodies found in boat believed from N.Korea

Japanese authorities have found 7 bodies in the remains of a wooden boat that washed ashore on the coast of Sado Island in the Sea of Japan.

A police officer on patrol found the bow of the boat close to shore in the Sobama District of Sado City on Friday.

Lawmaker Found To Have Visited Chinese Company

Lawmaker found to have visited Chinese company

NHK has learned that Lower House lawmaker Tsukasa Akimoto met with the top executive of a Chinese firm, which was aiming to invest in a resort project in Japan, right after he became state minister in charge of integrated casino resorts.

A Japanese man who was acting as an advisor to the firm is suspected of bringing an undeclared amount of cash into the country in violation of the foreign exchange law.

More Hdds With Personal Data Found To Be Auctioned

More HDDs with personal data found to be auctioned

Officials of Kanagawa Prefecture say nine more hard disk drives with taxpayers' personal information are still missing in addition to another nine drives that have been recovered. The 18 HDDs were auctioned away online by a worker of a recycling firm in violation of contracts.

The prefecture is urging the computer leasing company that handled the scrapping to find the missing HDDs.

109 Fukui Officials Found Receiving Cash And Gifts

109 Fukui officials found receiving cash and gifts

A panel investigating a cash-and-gift scandal in Fukui Prefecture, central Japan, has found that 109 current and former prefectural officials received money or other gifts from a former deputy mayor of a town that hosts a nuclear plant.

The prefecture established the panel in October after the scandal involving the former deputy mayor of Takahama Town and top officials of Kansai Electric Power Company came to light. The utility operates the nuclear plant in the town.

New Species Found In Mouth Of Whale Shark

New species found in mouth of whale shark

A group of researchers in Japan say they have discovered a new variety of shrimp-like creatures called Gammaridea in the mouth of a whale shark.

Gammaridea are a type of crustacean, a group which also includes water fleas.

Man Found In Overturned Car In Chiba Dies

Man found in overturned car in Chiba dies

A man found unconscious in an overturned car in Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, has died. Police believe his car may have been flung onto its side by violent gusts on Saturday morning.

Firefighting authorities say the incident occurred in Ichihara City.

A Zero-day Exploit Has Been Found In Android…by Google

A Zero-Day Exploit Has Been Found In Android…By Google

As some of you might know, Google’s Project Zero team is a group of security researchers who try to seek out vulnerabilities and exploits in apps and services in a bid to keep us safe. The team also regularly publishes their findings to make the public aware of what’s going on, and it seems that the team’s latest discovery comes in the form of an Android zero-day exploit.

You would assume that Project Zero would want to give its own colleagues a bit more leeway, but that would be a disservice to everyone, so kudos to them for being neutral. That being said, the exploit in question affects several popular Android handsets, like the Samsung Galaxy S7, S8, and S9, the Google Pixel 1 and Pixel 2, and the Huawei P20.

Former Tepco Execs Found Not Guilty

Former TEPCO execs found not guilty

A Japanese district court has found all three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company not guilty in the only criminal prosecution stemming from the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima.

The executives are: Tsunehisa Katsumata who was the chairman of TEPCO at the time of the accident, and two former vice presidents, Ichiro Takekuro and Sakae Muto. The judges acquitted them on charges of professional negligence resulting in death and injury.

9-year-old Boy Found Dead In Saitama

9-year-old boy found dead in Saitama

A 9-year-old boy has been found dead in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo. Police suspect that he was killed.

Police had been searching for Ryosuke Shindo, after his mother called on Tuesday evening that her son went out to attend an English conversation lesson but did not come back.

One Of Missing Fishers Found In Capsized Boat

One of missing fishers found in capsized boat

Rescuers have found one of eight fishers who went missing after their boat capsized in rough seas off Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. The man found was without vital signs.

Japan Coast Guard officials say the 29-ton saury boat lost contact on Tuesday about 640 kilometers off the eastern tip of Hokkaido.

Body Of Student Found In Fridge, Father Found Dead

Body of student found in fridge, father found dead

An 18-year-old college student has been found dead in a refrigerator at a Japanese confectionary shop in Tokyo. Her father was found several hours later after killing himself.

Police found the body of Ibuki Kizu at about 0:50 a.m. on Sunday in the refrigerator at the family's shop in Arakawa ward after her mother had told police that she could not contact her daughter and husband.