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Nissan Becomes Latest Victim Of Cyberattack, Extent Of Breach Unknown

Japanese car brand Nissan is investigating the extent of a cyberattack which affected its Australian and New Zealand businesses.

The attack may have let hackers access personal information.

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Details of the cyberattack’s full extend have not been published but the company informed customers of its Nissan Oceania division of the potential data breach and to be cautious of the risk of scams in the upcoming days.

“Nissan is working with its global incident response team and relevant stakeholders to investigate the extent of the incident and whether any personal information has been accessed,” the company said in an update on its website.

“Nissan has also notified the Australian Cyber Security Centre and the New Zealand National Cyber Security Centre.

“Nissan thanks you for your understanding during this process and asks that you have patience with us and our staff while we do our best to work through these issues.”

The update said the Nissan Dealer Network has not been impacted and customers could still reach out to dealership for vehicle and service inquiries.

Nissan’s website appears to be unaffected by the cyberattack, but the car maker said it is continuing to restore affected systems.

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