Toyota shuts down all plants in Japan after cyber-attack on major

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Toyota shuts down all plants in Japan after cyber-attack on major

On Monday 28th of February 2022, Toyota, the world’s bestselling carmaker had to halt their operations at all their plants in Japan due to one of their suppliers, Kojima Industries Corporation experiencing a system failure which is believed to be due to a cyber-attack. It is believed that the closure will result in a set back of about 13,000 cars. Some of plants included in the shutdown were operated by Toyota-affiliated Hino Motors and Daihatsu Motor.

 “We have decided to suspend the operation of 28 lines at 14 plants in Japan on Tuesday, March 1st” – Toyota.

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