Enhancing Cybersecurity Post-Cyberattack: Fujitsu’s Response

Enhancing Cybersecurity Post-Cyberattack: Fujitsu’s Response

Following a thorough investigation, Fujitsu revealed that the cyberattack on its systems last March was not ransomware, contrary to initial beliefs. The malware, which originated from an external server, managed to infiltrate Fujitsu’s internal networks in Japan discreetly, infecting numerous business PCs within the company.

Employing sophisticated techniques to evade detection, the malware posed a significant challenge for Fujitsu as it spread across 49 other PCs. Despite its reach limited to Japan, data exfiltration did occur, compromising personal and business-related information of select customers.

Moving forward, Fujitsu has heightened its security protocols in response to the incident. The company has expanded security monitoring measures to all business PCs, reinforced virus detection software capabilities, and ensured timely updates for enhanced protection.

This incident underscores the persistent threat posed by cyberattacks and the critical importance of robust cybersecurity measures in safeguarding sensitive data. Fujitsu’s proactive response serves as a reminder of the constant vigilance required to combat evolving cyber threats and protect both internal systems and customer information effectively.

FAQ Section:

What type of cyberattack did Fujitsu experience in March?
Fujitsu experienced a malware attack that was initially believed to be ransomware but was later determined to be from an external server infiltrating the company’s internal networks in Japan.

How did the malware spread within Fujitsu’s systems?
The malware employed sophisticated techniques to evade detection and managed to infect numerous business PCs within the company, spreading across a total of 49 other PCs.

What measures has Fujitsu taken in response to the cyberattack?
Fujitsu has enhanced its security protocols by implementing expanded security monitoring measures across all business PCs, reinforcing virus detection software capabilities, and ensuring timely updates for improved protection.


Malware: Malicious software designed to infiltrate and damage computer systems or networks.
Sophisticated techniques: Advanced methods used to avoid detection or bypass security measures.

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Daniel Sedlák