Japan Cybersecurity Statistics (Updated in 2022)

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Furthermore, educating yourself about the various types of cybercrime in Japan and taking proactive measures can reduce the risk of becoming a victim. 6,000 Bitcoins were lost to another 2018 attackThe same year, another Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Zaif, lost $60m worth of cryptocurrencies in a hack (Source: Coindesk)In 2021, there were 429 breaches of Japan’s act on prohibited computer access, resulting in 235 suspects being prosecuted. WannaCry hammered Japan in 2017Japan was one of the countries most affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack in 2017, with over 600 organizations hit by the malware (Source: The Guardian)2.

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