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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