Cyberattack and Potentional Data Breach at Nissan Oceania

December 13, 2023

INCIDENT

Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan announced that its Australia and New Zealand arm suffered a significant cyber security incident that affected the company’ daily operations. The company informed customers of its Nissan Oceania division of a potential data breach, warning them that there is a risk of scams in the upcoming days. The company did not share details about the attack or its scope. The problems suffered by the company suggest that its systems were infected with ransomware.

The carmaker warned that some dealer systems will be impacted despite local dealerships continue to operate.

Incident Date

December 5, 2023

Estimated Cost

internal systems disrupted for several days

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified