Honda stopped the factories and closed offices due to hacker attacks

the Computer system of the Japanese Corporation, Honda, is known as a manufacturer of automobiles, motorcycles and power equipment, has been in U.S. hacker attacks with serious consequences: some factories had to stop and offices to close.

Presumably, the Honda computers were infected with a virus-the extortioner Snake. It encrypts files on the hard disk and requires the owner a ransom for unlocking.

support consumers of Honda North America, said on Twitter that the services of its specialists and the financial Department, is currently unavailable. The company apologized for any inconvenience to customers and said that working on the expeditious elimination of “technical difficulties”.

At Honda say that the factories gradually resume work, but the support website and making online payments, according to customer complaints on the Internet is not available, writes The Verge. One of the employees told the newspaper on condition of anonymity that the time of forced outage, temporary personnel (such as tech support and the Finance Department most) will not pay.

Text: To.Hi-tech