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Be Aware of the Fake ISA (Immigration Services Agency of Japan) Website

ISA found some fake websites with some images of genuine websites of public institutions, companies, other organizations. Some of those have links to malicious websites and you will be implicated in cybercrime if you access these sites.

When you use websites in unusual ways, such as accessing other website through URL link or unfamiliar sites, please be sure to check the domain name of URL by putting your mouse pointer on the links or checking addresses carefully.

When a domain name is thought to be suspicious, for example, it has no indication related to public institutions, please check the URL of genuine website by using other search engines and taking other ways. You should not easily click suspicious websites and contents in those sites.

You can check the alert from the National center of Incident readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity on the following page.

National center of Incident readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity: https://www.nisc.go.jp/ (external link) (in Japanese)Links to an external page

Beware of fake websites of Japanese public institutions and companies (Warning): https://www.nisc.go.jp/pdf/press/20220615NISC_press.pdf (external link) (in Japanese)Links to an external pagePDF

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