Toyota on Monday announced it's temporarily shutting down 14 domestic vehicle plants after one of its suppliers fell victim to a cyber attack.
- The announcement came after officials with Kojima Industries -- which produces metal, plastic and electronic components for Toyota vehicles -- discovered their system had been infiltrated by hackers, a rep for Toyota says. Although the government has issued warnings about potential Russian cyber attacks since the Ukraine crisis began, it's unclear if the country had anything to do with Kojima's breach.
- The 14 shutdowns, which will occur on Tuesday, lead to the loss of 13,000 units' worth of output, Toyota reports.
- Toyota resumed work at all of its Japanese factories
- What does hacking into Kojima's system have to do with the Ukraine crisis?
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