Honda Hit by WannaCry

June 21, 2017


One month after the SMB-targeting WannaCry ransomware worm outbreak first began spreading globally, new infections have surfaced in Japan and beyond.

Honda Motor says it temporarily idled production at a Japanese vehicle plant this week after discovering systems infected with WannaCry, aka WannaCrypt.

On Sunday evening, “Honda discovered that the computer systems in several plants across the world were affected by the ransomware virus Wannacry,” a spokesman tells Information Security Media Group.

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