Toyota Australia has released a press statement clarifying and confirming that they have been a victim of a malicious cyber attack and are working to contain the issue. Here is the statement in full.
Toyota Australia can confirm it has been the victim of an attempted cyber attack.
At this stage, we believe no private employee or customer data has been accessed.
The threat is being managed by our IT department who is working closely with international cyber security experts to get systems up and running again.
At this stage we have no further details about the origin of the attack.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank customers for their patience.
Cyber attacks happen everywhere so always be cautious. Thankfully no customer data has been compromised in this case.