Zotob, PnP Worms Hit 13 Automotive Manufacturing Plants

Event Year: 2005 Reliability: Confirmed
Country: United States
Industry Type: Automotive

Internet worm infections caused 13 DaimlerChrysler plants to go offline for up to 50 minutes stopping the assembly lines.


Assembly lines at 13 plants stopped until the systems were patched.  More than 50,000 assembly line workers were sent home.  Vehicle production was stopped for up to 50 minutes.