Volvo Cars discloses security breach leading to R&D data theft


Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars has disclosed that unknown attackers have stolen research and development information after hacking some of its servers.

“Volvo Cars has become aware that one of its file repositories has been illegally accessed by a third party,” the company disclosed today.

“Investigations so far confirm that a limited amount of the company’s R&D property has been stolen during the intrusion. Volvo Cars has earlier today concluded, based on information available, that there may be an impact on the company’s operation.”

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Source: Bleeping Computer