Japanese agencies vulnerable to viruses

Wednesday, 26 July 2006, 7:30 AM EST

A large number of computers at Japanese ministries and police agencies are dangerously vulnerable to cyber attacks and viral infections, a government survey, quoted in an AFP report, said.

The AFP report said the study gave D grades to the foreign ministry, National Police Agency and Imperial Household Agency among other major agencies, saying that fewer than 60% of their computers were adequately protected.

At Telecom Asia.

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