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Japan to battle anti-war hackers

Japan’s government vowed to battle any act of cyberterrorism after more than 1,000 hacking attacks on US Internet sites had reportedly been made in apparent protest against the US-led war on Iraq. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry called a meeting and decided to advise private companies and public offices to strengthen security against such hackers operating from their terminals, ministry officials said. “There has been no report so far in Japan about such a attack,” said an official at the ministry’s bureau on policy on commercial information. The officials added that more than 1,000 cases had been reported in the United States, in which US-originated websites had been tampered with by people presumably opposed to the war. Full Story

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