Popular Japanese Web site hit by major hack

Friday, 20 May 2005, 12:50 AM EST

Japan's largest price-comparison Web portal is scrambling with the fallout of a decision to keep its Web site up and running for three days despite knowing that it had been hacked and could be feeding Trojan horse programs to visitors.

Tokyo-based Kakaku.com Inc., which attracted 6.4 million visitors in April, said Trojan horse programs were installed on the company's servers during an unauthorized intrusion on May 11.

By Paul Kallender at Computerworld.

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