Japanese vid-sharing site Niconico needs rebuild after cyberattack

June 11, 2024


Japanese media conglomerate Kadokawa and several of its properties have been offline for four days after a major cyber attack.

A Sunday statement posted to a temporary website reveals that the group detected an issue that prevented access to multiple servers early on Saturday, June 8.

“In response to this incident, we immediately shut down the relevant servers to protect the data,” the statement reads (after machine translation), adding that management has concluded “a high possibility that we were the victim of a cyber attack.”

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