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Cyber attacks continues, Renault and Nissan hit

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Renault on Saturday said it had been a target of a major cyber attack that forced the group to suspend productions at its sites.

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"We have been affected. We are assessing the situation to try to find a solution," the group's spokesperson told AFP.

"Work is going on since last night. We are doing what is needed to counter this attack," added the spokesperson.

The French auto maker was hit Friday night by ransomware attack which had affected information systems of scores of companies in many countries.

Nissan's Sunderland car factory has been hit by a cyber-attack.

It comes after the NHS was held to ransom when malware struck on Friday, locking doctors out of their computers.

A Nissan spokesman said he could not confirm whether production had been affected. The plant's standard working week is Monday to Friday.

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