Mitsubishi Electric cyber attack "should have been promptly considered public" Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry January 21 13:08
`` Should have been considering prompt announcements, '' said Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of a major electronics maker, Mitsubishi Electric, in a statement that it was possible that a major cyberattack had caused a major cyberattack, and that exchanges with government agencies could have been leaked. And asked the company to rush to investigate the cause.
Mitsubishi Electric may have had a massive cyber attack on its corporate network in June last year, exchanging information with government agencies, information on business partners, and more than 8,000 personal information leaked to the outside world. And revealed on the 20th.
At a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on March 21, Minister Kajiyama stated that the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry had reported on this month, and said, `` As a general theory, at the time when the leakage of personal information is suspected. I think it should have been considered to publish as soon as possible, taking into account the relationship with the affected people. "
The company side reported that it was confirmed that sensitive information such as defense equipment and electric power was not leaked, and requested that the results of investigations on the cause be announced as soon as possible in the future. Was.