Car Manufacturer Infected with Computer Virus
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) reported that a major car manufacturer in western Japan was infected with a computer virus in 2008. A system controlling the production line operations was infected when additional computers were connected to a control-system network. Approximately 50 computers were infected. Handling capacity was redcued, but there was no production shut-down.
A major car manufacturer control system was infected with a virus resulting in a reduction of handling capacity. Approximately 50 computers were infected when additional computers were connected to a control system network.