January 1, 1995. Tsutomu returns to San Francisco.

January 5. Tsutomu returns to Lake Tahoe to ski.

January 7. A third voice mail message is left; it contains only unidentified music.

January 10. Tsutomu and Julia Menapace arrive at the Sonoma Mission Inn for the third annual Computer Misuse and Anomaly Detection (CMAD) conference.

January 11. Tsutomu presents a technical paper detailing the attack before a group of computer researchers at the conference.

January 13. Tsutomu returns to Lake Tahoe to ski.