Honda plant to shut down due to Wannacry ransomware

by International | 22-06-2017 | 711 views

Japan : Honda motor Co. had to shut down its Sayama plant on Monday after finding the ransomware in its computer network. This plant located outside of Tokyo, manufactures the Accord , Odyssey and Step wagon models and produces around 1000 vehicles each day. Production at other plants wasn’t affected.

The Wannacry ransomware which has got everyone’s attention in May was made possible by a Windows vulnerability uncovered by the NSA and subsequently stolen and released by a hacking group called The Shadow Brokers. This plant’s production resumed on Tuesday.

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