Nichirin-Flex U.S.A Hit in Ransomware Attack
Japanese automotive hose maker Nichirin Co. said a U.S. subsidiary suffered a ransomware attack June 14 forcing it shut down its computerized production controls.
The U.S. unit, Nichirin-Flex U.S.A, which supplies hoses to Japanese carmakers, switched to manual production and shipping in order to keep parts flowing to customers, it said in a release. The attack occurred June 14, and the company reacted as soon as it detected the unauthorized access on its network and moved operations into manual mode.
June 14, 2022
Unknown cost, but operations shut down and were forced to go manual
Type of Malware
No Malware identified
No threat source identified