Toshiba Subsidiary Confirms Ransomware Attack

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Toshiba Subsidiary Confirms Ransomware Attack

The European subsidiaries of Toshiba are looking into a security incident in which threat actors may have used a hacking tool similar to the malware used against Colonial Pipeline’s IT systems. To stop the spread of malware, the company said it had disconnected network links between Japan and Europe due to a cyberattack by a criminal group.

Toshiba Tec Group, a subsidiary of the global corporation that produces printers and other technologies, said in a statement that it had “not yet confirmed a fact that customer related information was leaked externally,” but it implied that a criminal gang was to blame.

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