Toshiba TEC Corporation (hereinafter “TEC”), a Toshiba Group company, today reported that the result of the investigation into the cyberattack at a number of its European subsidiaries, announced on May 14, 2021.
Once the cyberattack was recognized, TEC took immediate measures to prevent further damage, including cutting TEC's network between Japan and Europe, and restricting communications between TEC and other Toshiba Group companies. The investigation confirmed that the scope of the attack was limited to TEC's European subsidiaries, and it had no impact on Toshiba Corporation or other Toshiba Group companies.
Cyberattacks are becoming more sophisticated and diversified every day, and Toshiba Corporation and the Group have responded to this growing risk by continually strengthening cyber security management and governance of Toshiba Group as a whole. Toshiba will continue to work with TEC to trace and determine the extent of the damage and why the attack succeeded, and to implement thorough measures to prevent recurrence.