Japanese car giant Honda have been hit with a cyber-attack affecting their global operations, which started on Monday in Europe and Japan.
Honda said their internal servers were attacked externally, and the “virus had spread” through its network.
In a statement Honda said, “Honda can confirm that a cyber-attack has taken place on the Honda network.
“Work is being undertaken to minimise the impact and to restore full functionality of production, sales and development activities.
“We experienced difficulties accessing servers, email and internal systems.”
It added, “There is also an impact on production systems outside of Japan.”
In a statement issued to Sky News on Monday, they said, “Honda can confirm that there is an issue with its IT network.
“This is currently under investigation, to understand the cause.
“At this point, there is no effect on either Japanese production or dealer activities, and no customer impact.
“In Europe, we are investigating to understand the nature of any impact.
“We can confirm some impact in Europe and are currently investigating the exact nature.”