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Global Ransomware Attack WannaCry Forces Honda to Shut Down its Plant in Tokyo

Global Ransomware Attack WannaCry Forces Honda to Shut Down its Plant in Tokyo

The global ransomware attack WannaCry happened recently had caused a Honda plant to shut its domestic vehicle production at its Sayama plant in the northwest Tokyo recently.

As per a spokesperson talking to Reuters, Japanese multinational conglomerate Honda found that the Sayama plant was hit by the malware at various units Japan, North America, China and Europe. However, the company tried their best to handle the disaster condition in mid-May, but it seems to have returned. The Sayama plant, which makes around thousand vehicles produces models like Accord sedan, Odyssey minivan, and Step Wagon.

Officially regarded as WanaCryptor, WannaCry  is a kind of malware known as ransomware. Ransomware works by encrypting all the data on the user computer and then demanding a ransom, typically in the form of iTunes cards or bitcoin, to decrypt the data.

According to several global reports, The WannaCry attack caused a massive collision on organizations around the world. The attack has infected over 200,000 computers in 150 countries, devastating everything from hospitals to logistics firms. While it will take quite a time for forensic investigators to sieve through the fallout, in the short term the attack has provided a apt wake-up call to businesses in every industry about the significance of security.

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