In July, Mazda, an automobile manufacturer, announced that more than 7,10 personal information of employees and others may have been leaked due to unauthorized access to the company's servers from the outside. It means that it does not include any personal information of the customer.
According to the announcement, in July this year, the server of the system that manages the company's account information was illegally accessed.
As a result of the impact investigation, it was found that 7,10 personal information may have been leaked, including employees of Mazda and its partner companies, as well as persons in charge of business partners.
What may have been leaked is not only names, phone numbers, and email addresses, but also user IDs and passwords for company systems.
It says it does not include any personal information about customers.
The company took measures such as shutting down the server, and there has been no evidence that personal information has been misused so far.
Mazda commented, "We sincerely apologize for the time it took to investigate, and we take this incident seriously and will do our utmost to prevent recurrence, including improving our security system."