List of “2020”

  • Trends of Phishing Sites Reported to JPCERT/CC
    Trends of Phishing Sites Reported to JPCERT/CC
    JPCERT/CC receives approximately 19,000 incident reports every year. In 2019, about 56 % of all the reported incidents were categorised as phishing. This time, based on the reported phishing cases, we would like to share the changes in the number of reported cases and trends. For the purpose of this article, the term “phishing site” refers to a website that is disguised as that of an existing brand in an...

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  • ICS Security Conference 2020 Report -Part2- Event
    ICS Security Conference 2020 Report -Part2-
    Following the previous article, we continue with the summary of the second half of the ICS Security Conference 2020 program. The Trend in Standardization of ICS Security System -The Introduction and Updates of IEC 62443- By Junya Fujita (Center for Technology Innovation, Control Platform Research Development, Hitachi, Ltd) Slides (Japanese only) In this presentation, the overview of and the updates on IEC 62443, which is the standard in ICS security,...

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  • ICS Security Conference 2020 Report -Part1- Event
    ICS Security Conference 2020 Report -Part1-
    On February 14, 2020, JPCERT/CC held ICS Security Conference 2020 at Asakusabashi Hulic Hall. This conference aims at improving security measures and best practices of ICS through sharing threat trend against ICS in Japan and the world as well as the latest security activities conducted in related industries and enterprises. 307 people participated in the event this year. This blog entry and the next one introduce the summary of the...

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  • ELF_TSCookie - Linux Malware Used by BlackTech Malware
    ELF_TSCookie - Linux Malware Used by BlackTech
    In the past blog articles, we have introduced TSCookie, PLEAD and IconDown, which are used by BlackTech. It has been identified that this group also uses several other types of malware. While the malware we have already described infects Windows OS, we have also confirmed that there are TSCookie and PLEAD variants that infect Linux OS. This article describes TSCookie for Linux, used by BlackTech. Difference between TSCookie for Windows...

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  • Malware “LODEINFO” Targeting Japan Malware
    Malware “LODEINFO” Targeting Japan
    JPCERT/CC has been observing a new type of spear-phishing emails targeting Japanese organisations since December 2019. The emails have a malicious Word file attachment leading to malware “LODEINFO”, which is newly observed. This article introduces the details of this malware. How LODEINFO is launched Figure 1 describes the flow of events from executing a Word file until LODEINFO is launched. Figure 1:Flow of events until LODEINFO runs By enabling the...

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  • Japan Security Analyst Conference 2020 -Part 1- Event
    Japan Security Analyst Conference 2020 -Part 1-
    JPCERT/CC organised Japan Security Analyst Conference 2020 (JSAC2020) on 17 January, 2020 in Ochanomizu, Tokyo. This conference targets front-line security analysts who deal with cyber incidents on a daily basis, with an aim to create a venue for sharing technical information which helps them better handle ever-evolving cyber attacks. This is the third event running annually since 2018, and 301 participants attended this year. In this event, we invited 8...

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  • Welcome to JPCERT/CC office! CSIRT
    Welcome to JPCERT/CC office!
    Hello, I am Takumi from Global Coordination Division.Today, I would like to write about visitors to JPCERT/CC from other countries. JPCERT/CC staffs occasionally visit national CSIRTs and other organizations abroad to strengthen the relationship and make sure that the contact information is up to date. See also: Visit to Id-SIRTII/CC, Indonesia https://blogs.jpcert.or.jp/en/2019/05/visit-to-indonesia---everybody-can-hack-id-sirtiicc.html Visit to VNCERT, Vietnam https://blogs.jpcert.or.jp/en/2019/03/visit-to-vietnam-vncert-and-ais.html In the same way, we have many visitors to our office every year....

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