Cyber ​​security incident disrupted KIA production in West Point, Georgia

WEST POINT, Georgia (WRBL) – A cybersecurity incident is affecting workers as production is halted at KIA’s West Point, Georgia facility.

While KIA works to fix the problem, we are told that production is at a standstill, shifts and deliveries are on hold. Late Wednesday, a KIA spokesman confirmed some details related to the cybersecurity issue.

“Kia Georgia has been made aware of a cybersecurity issue by a supplier that has disrupted our regular production schedule. Kia Georgia is working closely with the supplier to minimize the impact and expects to return to normal operations immediately,” said Patrick Sands of KIA.

WRBL sources report that the automaker and other auto parts suppliers working with the same software system have been hacked by cyber pirates who are demanding a ransom for restoring data and services.

WRBL is working to confirm more information and will share it with you as soon as possible.

Laura Coffey

Laura Coffey is a Worldtimetodays U.S. News Reporter based in Canada. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Laura Coffey joined Worldtimetodays in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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