Toyota hacked, yes, Toyota major subsidiaries network compromised by unknown hackers and they gained unauthorized access to the network where Toyota stored nearly 3.1 million customers sensitive information.
Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japan-based, world’s second-largest automotive manufacturer who produces more than 10 million vehicles per year.
This security incident affected Japan-based Toyota subsidiaries networks where cyber criminal accessed the server and they may have been leaked 3.1 million customer personal data online.
Compromised Toyota sales subsidiaries including, Toyota Tokyo Sales Holdings Co., Ltd. Tokyo Tokyo Motor Co., Ltd., Tokyo Toyopet Co., Ltd., Toyota Tokyo Corolla Co., Ltd., Nets Toyota Tokyo Co., Ltd. In addition to the five companies, Lexus Koishikawa Sales Co., Ltd., Jamil Shoji Co., Ltd. (Lexus Nerima) and Toyota West Tokyo Corolla Co., Ltd.
The company confirms that the compromised servers didn’t hold any financial data such as credit or debit cards details, but tother information has been leaked online.
Toyota not yet confirmed anything about the way how attackers used to compromise the Toyota network and it’s unclear that who were involved in this cyber attack.
According to Toyota press release, “We have not confirmed the fact that customer information has been leaked at this time, but we will continue to conduct detailed surveys, placing top priority on customer safety and security.”
“We apologize to everyone who has used Toyota and Lexus cars for the great concern.”
“We take this situation seriously, and will thoroughly implement information security measures at dealers and the entire Toyota Group.” Toyota said.