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Toyota halts operations at all Japan plants due to cyberattack

Auto giant's supplier hit by ransomware; factories due to restart Wednesday

Toyota, Hino and Daihatsu will halt operations at plants in Japan on March 1, after a major supplier was hit by a suspected cyberattack. (Source photos by Reuters) 

NAGOYA -- Toyota Motor on Tuesday halted operations at all of its plants in Japan after a major supplier was hit by a cyberattack, disrupting the automaker's parts supply management system.

The company is suspending 28 lines at 14 plants. Subsidiaries Hino Motors and Daihatsu Motor will also halt operations at some plants in Japan on Tuesday.

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