Nissan North America: Automotive Manufacturer
Risk to Small Business: 2.779 = Moderate
Nissan North America recently suffered a data breach that resulted in source code for its mobile apps and internal tools turning up online. The data leak is reportedly the result of a misconfigured Git server. The source code is reported by a security researcher to pertain to Nissan NA Mobile apps, some parts of the Nissan ASIST diagnostics tool, the Dealer Business Systems and Dealer Portal, Nissan internal core mobile library, Nissan/Infiniti NCAR/ICAR services, client acquisition and retention tools, sale and market research tools and data, various marketing tools, the vehicle logistics portal and vehicle connected services.
Individual Risk: No sensitive personal or financial information was announced as part of this incident, but the investigation is ongoing.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Keeping data safe from hackers starts with keeping data secure by using strong identity and access management tools across the board and basic security protocols like multifactor authentication.