Honda May Have Been the Victim of a Ransomware Attack

Japanese automaker Honda has been hit by a cyber-attack which has impacted many of its business operations. The attack happened on Sunday 7th June, and led to problems across Honda’s IT networks in Europe and Japan.

According to multiple reports, cyber actors targeted a Honda server with SNAKE (Ekans) ransomware aiming to cause damage to the company’s computer network. While the company has yet to confirm a ransomware attack, it has acknowledged a security incident which caused disruption to its computer network and loss of connectivity. “Our information technology team is working quickly to assess the situation,” Honda said in a statement.

Source: Computing