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2 days ago

Terms of Use at Anti-fraud Organization Tokyo, Japan

Terms of Use at Anti-fraud Organization Tokyo, Japan

Overseas buyers are welcome to search for any Japanese company free of charge. Registration is not required to search for Japanese companies. Feel free to search any Japanese company.


Whilst the vast majority of websites in Japan are of genuine business companies, it is a sad fact that online scams and fraud are alive in Japan, and rest of the world. It is very important to be smart and stay safe by exercising all due precaution and do not become a fraud victim.


If you notice any website which you feel is fictitious or suspicious, please contact this organization with details. In order to keep online shopping clean and safe, your cooperation is highly appreciated.


 If you are victim of online fraud in Japan, please inform your case. This Organization has close connection with Japanese police, and all fraud-attempts are immediately reported to Japanese Police Department.


If your searching company is not found in our database record, send inquiry by filling "inquiry form".


For accurate result, please send "as maximum as possible" detail of the Japanese company you are inquiring for.


Search for "JCTO" verified Japanese companies

1 week ago

Online Security on Anonymous Internet Vigilantes Are Taking Peer Review into Their Own Hands

Online Security on Anonymous Internet Vigilantes Are Taking Peer Review into Their Own Hands

Since 2012, the message board PubPeer has served as a sort of 4chan for science, allowing anyone to post anonymous comments on scientific studies. Originally intended as a forum for the discussion of methods and results, PubPeer has perhaps become best known as a clearinghouse for accusations of scientific error, fraud, and misconduct—forcing journals to issue corrections and retractions, damaging careers, and eventually embroiling the site in a court case in which it’s advised by Edward Snowden’s legal team at the American Civil Liberties Union.


In the view of its critics, PubPeer enables an unchecked stream of accusations with no accountability. But to its supporters, PubPeer is maybe the only consistently effective way to expose fraud and error in the current scientific system. It exists at a time of quiet crisis for science and science journals, when the community is concerned about an inability to replicate past results—the so-called “reproducibility crisis”—and the number of papers retracted is on the rise. The traditional system of peer review seems unable to address these problems.


“We started it because we wanted more detailed arguments about science, and we were really shocked at how many fundamental problems there are with papers, involving very questionable research practices and rather obvious misconduct,” said Brandon Stell, a neuroscientist at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris and the creator of PubPeer.


There’s certainly no denying its effect. According to Retraction Watch, a blog that monitors scientific corrections, errors, and fraud, at least three high-profile scientists in the past few months have had their studies retracted by journals after their data was questioned by anonymous commenters on PubPeer.


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2 weeks ago

Hawkfield Gallery Fine Arts Consultants: Striking American Art

The arts and entertainment world have encountered a remarkable upturn with the rise of digital technology. Who could have thought we would all be downloading and listening to audios as well as viewing art pieces online. Due to the rise of technology, piracy has become more rampant especially in music. Yet still, visual arts like paintings and sculptures aren’t easy to replicate or forge.


If you are looking for your new favorite artwork then you are welcome to visit Hawkfield Gallery located on a scenic route in a shore town halfway between Boston and Cape Cod or you can check out their website. Hawkfield Consultants Gallery is dedicated to art lovers and collectors who have an interest in American impressionism, decorative songbirds, wildlife bronzes and shore-bird decoys. They are deeply invested in 20th and 21st century American fine arts and folk arts created by many most talented artists.


The owner of the gallery is Sally Caverly, an art enthusiast who holds a Master’s degree in Education and a B.A degree in Marketing. She has over 25 years of experience collecting and pursuing art. Sally and her art consultants can effectively manage and determine the authenticity and value of a piece of art. With considerable experience in the art world, each staff of Hawkfield strives to ensure that all the necessary details and process of buying and selling art are handled efficiently.


Visit the sites’ gallery section to discover available artworks for sale. Each artwork featured on the site displays the price and relevant details about the piece.

2 weeks ago

Moss Adams Business Consultants: Tax Planning Strategies

Tailored strategies to help ease your burden.




Most of the financial decisions you make have an impact on your taxes. As a result, it takes careful planning to employ tax-saving strategies. Our experienced team of tax professionals can address your unique needs and equip you with insight and answers to help reduce your taxes and financial risk while preserving your hard-earned wealth.


We provide customized guidance to fit your situation so that your tax strategy works in concert with other components of your financial framework and lifestyle. For business owners and executives, we also help you navigate the relationships and complexities of personal and business tax planning.


Services we offer include:


  • Estate tax planning
  • Individual income tax planning
  • Stock option planning
  • Federal, state, and international tax
  • State residency planning
  • Cross-border tax planning
  • Tax impact of selling your business or transitioning ownership interests
  • Representation before the IRS


1 month ago

Fraud Labs Pro - Fraud Detection Solutions: What is malware exploit validation?

Hackers never stop to steal. They tend to create new tricks and spread it across the network to infect private computers. These, are called Trojan horse or malware.

There are millions machines infected by malware or Trojan horse. FraudLabs Pro detects and highlights if the IP address has been infected by malware. An exploited machine can be controlled remotely to perform fraud transactions without leaving a trace.

How to prevent sensitive information being spy by malware and protect your browsers against exploit attacks?

How to configure malware exploit validation?

1. Login to the FraudLabs Pro Merchant Control Panel.

2. Click on the Rules then click Add Rule.

3. Select Visitor IP under the IP Validation category.

4. Select the Condition and then select Malware Exploit Record.

5. Select the action you want.

6. Click Add Rule and don't forget to click Save and you are done.

1 month ago

Heimdal Security Company: Security Alert - New and Cheap Stampado Ransomware for Sale on the Dark Web

The ransomware market is booming and evidence to this is, unfortunately, abundant.

And because cryptoware is such a big segment of the malware economy, malware creators have to constantly release new “products” to keep their clients engaged and the money flowing.

Here’s just how a new ransomware family gets advertised on the forums where cyber criminals come to do their shopping.

Enter the new Stampado ransomware

You may not have heard of it, yet, but the odds are that it will soon be all over the news.

Stampado is a new ransomware family promoted through aggressive advertising campaigns on the Dark web.

Its creators are probably aiming to appeal to as many buyers as possible by pricing it well below their competitors in the ransomware-as-a-service market: just $39 for a lifetime license!

The sales pitch is straightforward and very enthusiastic:

“Newest Ransomware in market!”


“Stampado Ransomware”


“You always wanted a Ransomware but never wanted two pay Hundreds of dollars for it?

– This list is for you!


“Stampado is a cheap and easy-to-manage ransomware, developed by me and my team.”

“It’s meant two be really easy-to-use. You’ll not need a host. All you will need is an email account.”

The rest of the ad follows the same approach.

The basic details provided in the advertisement indicate that Stampado has roughly the same functionality as CryptoLocker and other similar ransomware.

Another part of the advertisement emphasizes the flexibility that Sampado offers:

“The file can be sent in the following formats: exe, bat, dll, scr, and cmd ”

You can also use binders, packers and crypters (although it’s FUD – do NOT send it to VirusTotal or other online AV sites because they distribute it to AV companies – even when they say that they don’t. Prefer scanning yourself).

Once if infects a computer, Stampado will add the extension “.locked” to all kidnapped files.

Here is a printscreen of the cyber criminals’ ad on the Dark web, which underlines the key benefit:

“Price is ONLY $ 39 for LIFETIME LICENSE!”

Taking it one step further, the creators behind Stampado have even uploaded a presentation video to Youtube, showing it in action.

- Stampado doesn’t need administrator privileges to infect computers (most ransomware don’t need system permissions to encrypt the data)

- It gives the victims 96 hours to pay the ransom

- And it includes an additional social engineering trick: if the ransom isn’t paid, Stampado will delete a random file from the victim’s PC every 6 hours.

Although we know it’s wishful thinking, we can only hope that this ransomware family won’t spread to affect too many users. Unfortunately, given the details we just mentioned, the opposite might just happen.

The wisest thing that any user and organization can do is understand how ransomware acts and spreads, going beyond data encryption.

Once you’ve finally had that “a-ha!” moment, you’ll understand why anti-ransomware protection is important and why data back-ups are a must-have!

5 months ago

ARTICLE REVIEW: James Earl Hamilton Marsden Paternal Great-Grandfather

Sir John Hamilton of Cadzow, 4th Laird of Cadzow (b. bef. 1370 – d. c. 1402) was a Scottish nobleman and soldier.

He succeeded his father, DaCadzow, no later than 1392, when he appears on a charter of Andrew Murray of Touchadam as Dominus.

He was imprisoned, along with his brothers William and Andrew, in Norwich in 1396. Richard II of England ordered their release from the Mayor and bailies of that city on 29 June. It appears that their imprisonment was due to violations of the truce between the Kingdoms of England and Scotland. John Hamilton, brother of John Hamilton of either feeling Bardowi, then the uncle of John Hamilton of Fingalto, was released from the Tower of London on the same date.

A John Hamilton, either his brother John Hamilton of Bardowie, or uncle John Hamilton of Fingalton, was released from the Tower of London on the same date. Hamilton and his uncle seem to have found themselves guests of the English again.

For more info about this topic, click here.


6 months ago

Who We Are? - Hill & Associates Ltd Hong Kong Security Risk Management

Our Team

Our strength is the breadth of our Asia-based team and depth of local knowledge. Our staff of more than 150 includes experts from around the world in fields ranging from law, accounting and banking to military, intelligence and computer forensics. All adhere to strict ethical and internal codes of conduct. Discretion, effectiveness and professionalism make our team – individually and as a unit – your trusted adviser.

Meet some of our team members.

Neil Marshall

Managing Director

Neil has more than 30 years of experience in security and business risk consulting across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He helps corporate clients manage internal fraud matters, labour and commercial relationships, and crisis and contingency management issues, working with stakeholders and senior management to create solutions that are logical, ethical and economically sound. Clients include top-tier Fortune 500 organisations during times of exponential growth into new markets and operations.

Mike Groves

Security Risk Management

Prior to joining Hill & Associates, Mike completed a 28-year career in the Hong Kong Police Force, rising to directorate rank. During his service, Mike commanded the VIP Protection and Tactical Units, and oversaw operations at events including the Handover of Hong Kong in 1997 and meetings of the World Bank, IMF and WTO. Mike works with clients to pre-empt and address issues that impinge on business operations and reputation risk.

John Bruce

Corporate Intelligence

John Bruce runs our Corporate Intelligence service line, which encompasses business intelligence and integrity and background checks. In addition to this, he has specific responsibility for gaming related due diligence, having become involved in the gaming industry due to the burgeoning expansion in worldwide gaming that took place alongside the expansion of the worldwide web. He has considerable experience in providing independent consulting services to companies in the gaming industry on the nature of the industry in Asia.

Adelene Wee

Fraud Prevention & Integrity Risk

Adelene has worked throughout Asia and has extensive experience in the practicalities of doing business – both local and cross-border. She is responsible for managing and conducting client engagements focused on the areas of fraud, bribery and corruption, ethics, corporate governance and integrity and compliance matters. Prior to joining Hill & Associates, Adelene worked in tax and legal services in a Big Four firm and in corporate and commercial law at several international firms.

6 months ago

What We Do - Hill & Associates Ltd Security Risk Management

Operating in a volatile business environment means challenges can spring up without warning. Deep local knowledge allows us to react swiftly and effectively, no matter where, how or why the crisis has arisen.

We have helped our clients:

  • Carry out a series of threat, vulnerability and risk assessments across a portfolio of hotels
  • Design and train crisis management plans for relevant business risks covering information or cyber security, fires, floods, medical emergencies, earthquakes, civil unrest and bomb/terror threats
  • Manage security and logistics for a corporate event with thousands of attendees
  • Protect personnel during periods of transition, downsizing and restructuring
  • Assess locations and evaluate facilities’ access points, perimeter and environment
  • Provide comprehensive crisis planning, training and including risk assessments for many international schools across Asia

Our Capabilities

Security Risk Management

Crisis Management

- Risk Assessment & Contingency Planning

- Crisis Management Training & Support

- Business Continuity Risk Management

Operations & Facility Risk

- Threat, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment (TVRA)

- Security Review

- Technical Security Design

- Capital Projects Risk Management

- Supply Chain Risk Management

- Technical Surveillance Countermeasure (TSCM) Services

Travel & Event Risk Management

- Risk Assessment & Review

- Travel Facilitation & Support

- Venue and Event Planning & Support

- Executive, Personal & Family Protection

Fraud Prevention & Integrity Risk Management
Integrity Risk

- Fraud & Compliance Risk Training and Management

- Fraud and Corruption Enquiries

- Litigation Support

Brand & IP Risk

- Risk Assessment and Controls Review

- IP & Trade Secret Protection

- Intelligence Gathering and Analysis

- Program Design and Enforcement Actions

Risk Information

  • GIS (Global Intelligence Service)
  • Country Risk Reports
  • Commissioned Reporting


6 months ago

What to invest in Singapore - 5 Worst Types of Financial Advice

What to invest in Singapore -  5 Worst Types of Financial Advice

You know the problem with financial advice? It’s the people who dispense it: Insurance salesmen, bankers, property agents…most people in position to give good advice also have no motive to do so. They’ve all got an angle of some sort. And short of strapping them in a chair and going at them with a golf club (pick the bankers, it legally counts as pest control) you can seldom get reliable advice. Instead you get dangerous gibberish, like:

1. The Rental Income Will Pay For The Property

This argument suggests property is practically free. You take a home loan,  then rent out the house. The rental income will then cover part (or even all) of the repayments.

Look, if it were that simple, I’d be getting plastered in an Amsterdam nightclub right now, instead of writing this for a living. But I know better.

This advice assumes rental income is consistent. It’s not. Tenants pay late, dispute contract terms, and don’t renew leases. Ask any landlord: Getting tenants to behave is like training cats to execute parade drills. Then there’s the global market: If MNCs implement cutbacks (like now, thanks to the Euro crisis), expatriate tenants start heading home.

It’s true that property is the best investment. But the problem with this advice is presumption: Never assume the rental income will cover the home loan. Always be prepared to upkeep an empty apartment for a few months.

And if you can’t afford loan repayments without rental income, you can’t afford the property.