December 5, 2022
Brazilian automobile components manufacturer Iochpe-Maxion announced that it had suffered a cyberattack on December 5 in its IT environment. The attack resulted in the unavailability of part of its systems and operations in some units in Brazil and abroad.
The company explained in a statement sent to the Brazilian Securities Commission that it had activated its security protocols to contain the cyberattack and isolated some of its systems to protect the environment. The company confirmed that, together with its specialized advisors, it was acting diligently and making every effort to identify the causes of the incident, determine its extent and mitigate its effects.