Mitsubishi Electric Corp. was hit by a new cyberattackSecurity AffairsMitsubishi Electric Corp. was hit by a new cyber attack that may have caused the leakage of information related to its business partners.
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. was hit again by a massive cyberattack that may have caused the leakage of information related to its business partners.
“Company officials on Nov. 20 said they were checking the 8,653 accounts of those it has business transactions with to determine if information related to bank accounts of the other parties as well as other information leaked. reads a post published on the Asahi Shimbun website.
Mitsubishi Electric continues to be the target of hackers, in 2018, an alleged China-linked cyber espionage group compromised the servers at the company by a zero-day vulnerability in Trend Micro OfficeScan. The breach was detected almost eight months ago, on June 28, 2019, with the delay being attributed to the increased complexity of the investigation caused by the attackers deleting activity logs.
The intrusion took place on June 28, 2019, and the company launched an investigation in September 2019. Mitsubishi Electric disclosed the security incident only after two local newspapers, the Asahi Shimbun and Nikkei, reported the security breach. Highly confidential information belonging to organizations in the defense sector, railways and electric power supply was apparently stolen.