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Toyota To Shut All Japan Plants After Cyberattack: Nikkei

Toyota Motor will shut its plants in Japan on Tuesday after Kojima, a major supplier of parts, was hit by a suspected cyberattack

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The suspension of production on Tuesday was seen hitting output of around 13,000 vehicles. Photo: AFP.


Toyota Motor will shut all its plants in Japan on Tuesday after a major supplier was hit by a suspected cyberattack, according to Nikkei, which said it appeared that the management system at Kojima Industries, which makes plastic parts, was halted after being hit by some kind of cyberattack.

It said the carmaker is trying to determine if it will be able to return to normal operations after Wednesday. The shutdown of all domestic plants on Tuesday will affect production of around 10,000 vehicles, or about 5% of its monthly output in Japan.

Read the full story: Nikkei Asia.



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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years.


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