And hacker attack compromised the security of some customers’ personal data Hyundai in Italy and France. The automaker informed customers via email that an “unauthorized party” had hacked into its customer database and gained access to information such as the chassis number, car model and contact details.
Hyundai, hacker attack in Italy and France
The company has explained in its letter to customers and also to all those who have carried out a test drive, that it is taking all possible measures to protect them and counter hackers.
It reads: “As soon as we were notified of the incident, we immediately launched an investigation and put in place all measures to stem it. We turned to the best cybersecurity specialists and our lawyers to support us in handling the incident. We promptly informed the Guarantor for the Protection of Personal Data and among the various security measures adopted, we blocked the server concerned and permanently removed it from the network. We are continuing to work with our IT teams to ensure our systems maintain a high standard of security.”
The company also confirms that “ contact information (such as emails, addresses and telephone numbers) and vehicle data (such as chassis numbers). On the other hand, neither financial data nor official identification numbers were affected.
Hyundai stressed that the attack it had no impact on the car’s functionality. But he recommended customers to pay attention to possible fraud attempts based on the stolen data. For example, they might receive false communications from public or private entities requesting payments or sanctions in relation to their car. Hyundai also urged customers to contact customer service with any concerns or concerns.
The company arranged the address [email protected] to answer any of your questions.