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Japan ministry information reportedly stolen in cyberattack

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January 3, 2013
Cyberattack
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“Highly confidential documents related to sensitive trade negotiations are suspected to have been stolen from computers at Japan’s farm ministry.

According to The Daily Yomiuri on Thursday, citing government sources, a cyberattack originating from abroad obtained more than 3,000 pieces of information from the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery, including about 20 top-secret documents on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade pact negotiations. “

Source:Japan ministry information reportedly stolen in cyberattack | ZDNet