Toyota T-Connect Source Code Exposed on Github for 5 Years

November 30, 2023

INCIDENT

Toyota Motor Corporation customers' personal information may have been exposed after an access key was publicly available on GitHub for almost five years. The T-Connect site source code was mistakenly published on GitHub. The code contained an access key to the data server that stored customer email addresses and management numbers.

Toyota T-Connect is the automaker's official connectivity app that allows owners of Toyota cars to link their smartphone with the vehicle's infotainment system.

Incident Date

September 15, 2022

Location

Japan

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified