Security Camera Footage Leads To Suspect's Arrest

Security camera footage leads to suspect's arrest

Footage from a series of security cameras has led to the arrest of a man who allegedly attacked a police officer and took his loaded handgun in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, on Sunday.

Police say Yujiro Iimori appeared at a supermarket in Suita City about two and a half hours after the attack. The store is roughly five kilometers north of the crime scene.

Suga Vows To Increase G20 Security

Suga vows to increase G20 security

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has pledged to step up security measures ahead of the Group of 20 summit next week, following an alleged attack on a police officer in Osaka in which his loaded gun was stolen.

Suga said on Monday that the serious incident has created fear among both residents of the area and others. He added that investigators are working to determine the motive and background of the crime.

Japan To Enhance Maritime Security Near Senkakus

Japan to enhance maritime security near Senkakus

The Japan Coast Guard plans to use three new large patrol boats to beef up maritime security in waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.

Maritime activity by Chinese government ships in the region remains high.

Android Phones Can Be Used As 2fa Security Key On Ios

Android Phones Can Be Used As 2FA Security Key On iOS


It was back in April this year that Google enabled Android devices running version 7.0 and up to effectively double as a physical security key for accessing Google services like Gmail. The company is now expanding the same ability to iOS. This means that an Android device can now be used as a physical two factor authentication security key to verify log-ins made on iOS devices.

When the feature was first launched in this year, it only worked with Windows 10, macOS, and Chrome OS devices. However, the process is a bit different on iOS compared to these devices. It doesn’t use Chrome to communicate with the device, it Android device will use the Smart Lock app from Google instead.

Xperia Xz3 And Xz2 Family Gets June 2019 Security Patches (52.0.a.8.83)

Xperia XZ3 and XZ2 family gets June 2019 security patches (52.0.A.8.83)

Sony Mobile is rolling out a new firmware update for the Xperia XZ3 and XZ2 family (Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact and XZ2 Premium) today. The new firmware moves the build number from 52.0.A.8.50 to version 52.0.A.8.83, and adds the 1 June 2019 Android security patches. No other changes have been noticed. If you have updated, please let us know your impressions below.

New Updates Add May 2019 Security Patches To A Range Of Xperia Phones

New updates add May 2019 security patches to a range of Xperia phones

Sony Mobile has been on a roll recently, updating many of its Xperia smartphones to add the May 2019 Android security patches. You can see the full list below of Xperia phones that have been updated, which includes the XZ1, XA2 and XA1 ranges. However, even the Xperia L1, L2 and L3 were all updated to the same patches which was good to see.

Security High In Tokyo For Trump's Visit

Security high in Tokyo for Trump's visit

Tokyo police are beefing up security ahead of the state visit of US President Donald Trump. They are deploying a record number of officers for any visiting US president.

Trump is due to arrive at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Saturday evening. He will stay for four days.

Trump Visit Involves Wide-ranging Security Steps

Trump visit involves wide-ranging security steps

Japanese police are mobilizing about 25,000 officers to provide security for US President Donald Trump, who will visit the country as a state guest from Saturday.

The record number of officers for any visiting US president is being deployed because Trump's itinerary includes not just Tokyo but also the neighboring prefectures of Chiba and Kanagawa.

Abe: No Impact On Japan's Security Confirmed

Abe: No impact on Japan's security confirmed

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says no immediate impact on Japan's security has been confirmed so far from a projectile fired by North Korea.

Abe was speaking to reporters as he left the prime minister's office on Thursday evening.

Police Beef Up Security Around Imperial Palace

Police beef up security around Imperial Palace

Tokyo police on Monday stepped up security around the Imperial Palace ahead of this week's abdication and accession ceremonies.

Explosive detection dogs were seen searching for suspicious objects in the square in front of the Palace. They can even find devices that are buried.

Xperia Xzs Receives April 2019 Security Patches (41.3.a.2.239)

Xperia XZs receives April 2019 security patches (41.3.A.2.239)

The Sony Xperia XZs has received a minor update recently, which moved the build number from 41.3.A.2.234 to version 41.3.A.2.239. The only change that we can see with the latest update is the addition of 1 April 2019 Android security patches. We are probably coming towards the end of software support for the Xperia XZs, so it will be interesting to see how many more security patches Sony has in store for the XZs.