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.

Song List For 'music Station Super Live 2019' Revealed

Song list for 'MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2019' revealed

The song list for MUSIC STATION's year-end special 'MUSIC STATION ULTRA SUPER LIVE 2019' has been revealed.

With the theme "anniversary," the program will broadcast on December 27 for 11 hours straight from TV Asahi Station and Makuhari Messe. 

Suga: Recommended Guest List Cannot Be Restored

Suga: Recommended guest list cannot be restored

Japan's top government spokesperson says the Cabinet Secretariat's list of recommended guests for an annual state-funded cherry blossom-viewing party has already been disposed of along with the actual guest lists. He says it is not possible to restore the deleted backup data.

The Cabinet Office earlier said it had shredded the guest lists and deleted the digital records soon after the event in line with the regulation that they only need to be kept for less than a year. It also said the backup data had also been deleted after a while and cannot be restored.

Suga: No Further Investigation Of Party Guest List

Suga: No further investigation of party guest list

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says the government won't hold another investigation of the guest list for a state-sponsored cherry blossom-viewing party held in April.

Suga said on Friday that the list was discarded appropriately according to the relevant procedures and rules. He said the regulations for public documents require the information to be kept for less than a year.

Check Out The Jacket Covers And Track List For Nishikido Ryo's First Album

Check out the jacket covers and track list for Nishikido Ryo's first album

Nishikido Ryo has revealed the jacket covers and track list for his first solo album "NOMAD" to drop on December 11. 

All 11 songs on the album were written, composed, and produced by Nishikido himself.  The album will be available for purchase in three different types: Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, and Regular Edition. Limited Edition A DVD will contain the PVs and making-of footage for "Nomad" and "Point of Departure," while Limited Edition B DVD will contain a documentary from his ongoing tour. Additionally, the Regular Edition will come with a bonus track called "Potential." 

Transport Ministry May Release Pm's Party List

Transport ministry may release PM's party list

Land and transport minister Kazuyoshi Akaba says his ministry may release its nominated guest list for the annual cherry blossom viewing party hosted by the prime minister.

Akaba told reporters on Tuesday that the ministry has kept its nominated guest lists from the past 10 years. He said it plans to release them if requested, although personal information must be handled carefully.

Shinjiro Koizumi On Time 100 Next List

Shinjiro Koizumi on TIME 100 NEXT list

Japan's Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi is on Time magazine's first-ever list of the world's 100 rising stars who are shaping their industries and the future.

The US news weekly released the 2019 TIME 100 NEXT, a new expansion of its flagship 100 list of the world's most influential people.

Officials Grilled Over Discarded Guest List

Officials grilled over discarded guest list

Opposition lawmakers say officials at the Cabinet Office discarded the list of guests invited to the prime minister's event just when they began an inquiry into the event.

Opposition parties criticize Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for inviting too many of his local supporters to the annual cherry blossom viewing party hosted by him. They say he is using the publicly-funded event to promote his own interests.

Jal Fails To Make List Of 20 Safest Airlines

JAL fails to make list of 20 safest airlines

Japan Airlines has been excluded from a list of the world's 20 safest airlines. The carrier had been on the list for 3 years in a row from 2016.

All Nippon Airways was selected as one of the 20 safest airlines by Australian media company AirlineRatings.