Vehicle data of over 2 million Toyota users been publicly available in Japan since a decade

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Daniel Leussink and Kantaro Komiya report:

Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday the vehicle data of about 2.15 million users was left publicly available in Japan for about a decade from November 2013 to mid-April.


The leak, attributed to a setting error in the cloud environment, could encompass details such as vehicle locations and identification numbers of vehicle devices, but there were no reports of malicious use, the company said.

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