Toyota Motor Corp announced a data leak of about 2.15 million Japanese drivers. We are talking about data on the location of vehicles, and their identification numbers, according to Reuters.

Personal information on drivers in Japan between November 2013 and April 2023 was made publicly available due to a configuration error in the company’s cloud system. All drivers affected by the leak used the official T-Connect program and the G-Link service used for Lexus cars.

Toyota denies the possibility of using the published data by cybercriminals, and apologizes for the incident. They claim that they immediately blocked and removed the published data from public access. The company also began an investigation into the causes of the leak and existing shortcomings in cloud services.

Recall that in South Korea, Tesla was fined due to charges of violating advertising laws. The country’s authorities are confident that the company’s advertising deliberately misled buyers.

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