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Nintendo says it has increased security following 2020 “gigaleak”
Nintendo “gigaleak” back in 2020, which saw a vast amount of stolen data leaked onto the internet including prototype versions of classic Nintendo titles and N64 games, Nintendo has suggested it increased its security measures to prevent anything similar happening in the future.The massive data breach saw titles such as Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Yoshi’s Island and even some unreleased titles leaked onto the internet.It also reportedly contained confidential internal documentation regarding Nintendo DS, Wii and the China-exclusive iQue amongst other consoles, showing the systems’ working processes and the development processes that led to their creation and maintenance.According to Video Games Chronicle, the leak was suspected to come from iQue, the Chinese brand created to release Nintendo content, as well as BroadOn, a third-party company contracted by Nintendo to develop hardware and software for the Wii console.Until now, Nintendo had not made an official statement or response in relation to the massive leak, but on Tuesday (June 28) they referred to the incident in response to a question asked at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Japan.質問5中国ビジネスについて任天堂はIQueブランドを使っていたが、最近はテンセントと提携している。IQueが情報漏えいのもとになったのではないかという意見もある。情報漏えいのリスクマネージメントに聞きたい。— あれっくす (@NStyles) June 29, 2022Twitter user NStyles has kindly transcribed the meeting and when using the social media platform’s in-built translation feature from Japanese to English, we can garner that Nintendo was asked during the meeting where it stands on iQue, especially when it is considered that “some people believe that iQue may have been the source of information leaks”.In response, Nintendo president
Black bear dies of extreme heat exhaustion after becoming trapped in car it broke into
bear died from heat exhaustion when it got trapped inside a car it had broken into.The lone animal in Sevierville, Tennessee found itself unable to escape after gaining entry to the vehicle and was eventually killed by the extreme temperatures inside, which may have reached 60C (140F).After leaving the car outside the rental cabin at around 10am on Thursday (June 23), the owner returned at 6:45pm to find the lifeless bear slumped over on a seat. READ MORE: Chilling attraction dedicated to 'worst bear attack' in Japan has guests creeped outIt was most likely unable to operate the door from the inside after having opened it with its teeth or paws.An official from Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wrote on Facebook: “It appears that the bear got inside the car by using its teeth or paws to open the unlocked door and was trapped inside after the door shut behind it”“We believe that heat likely killed the bear as outside temperatures exceeded 95 degrees yesterday meaning the vehicle’s interior possibly reached over 140 degrees,” The incident has prompted wildlife officials to issue a warning about not luring the creatures into accidental death traps.North American black bears have noses "7 times better than a bloodhound", they said, and can be tempted into an enclosed space by "even the faintest odour of food inside a vehicle".
Japan is an island country located in East Asia. It is bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east, and spans from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Philippine Sea in the south. Part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, Japan encompasses an archipelago of about 6,852 islands, with five main islands (Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, and Okinawa) comprising 97% of the country's area.