Tim Hornyak

Tokyo Correspondent

Tim Hornyak reports on IT, telecommunications, science, and technology in Japan for the IDG News Service.

Secom security drone follows, photographs intruders

Apple, Google urge Obama to reject encryption back doors

Apple, Google urge Obama to reject encryption back doors

The firms signed a group letter calling on the president to resist security workarounds demanded by law enforcement

Hack to cost Sony $35 million in IT repairs

Hack to cost Sony $35 million in IT repairs

Helped by iPhone 6 image sensor demand, Sony said its earnings won't be greatly affected by the cyberattack

Sony's Hirai praises staff in hack, hails freedom of speech

Sony's Hirai praises staff in hack, hails freedom of speech

Sony's CEO finally broke his weeks-long silence on the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment, saying he's proud of its staff and partners for standing up to "extortionist efforts of criminals" and for getting "The Interview" to...

Police suspect fraud took most of Mt. Gox's missing bitcoins

Police suspect fraud took most of Mt. Gox's missing bitcoins

Japanese police believe only 1 percent of some 650,000 bitcoins was taken by hackers, according to the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper

Cat-hacking Japanese man admits cybercrime guilt

The odd case involved a buried smartphone and clues stashed in a cat's collar

After bankruptcy filings, Mt. Gox lets users see bitcoin balances

The exchange said on its website that wallet balances are not an acknowledgement of claims

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