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Computer Virus Infection Occurs in our Subsidiary in the Philippines

We regret to tell you that a computer of our subsidiary in the Philippines, FUTABA Corporation of The Philippines (hereafter called FCP), was infected by computer virus, and some e-mail addresses saved on such computer were stolen.

The result of investigation we gathered before now is as follows. We have no information about secondary damage. We will keep on investigation to prevent further damage or diffusion, and to identify the cause.
For your security, if you receive any suspicious e-mail from Futaba’s employees, please be careful not to open any attached file or any link included in such e-mail.

1.Circumstances and Countermeasure

October 30
FCP received many e-mail spam from outside using e-mail address of Futaba, which was analogous to EMOTET. Anti-virus software installed on the computers detected it but we found that some e-mail addresses saved on address book were stolen.
November 6
We applied filtering on our mail server to ensure security, and transmission was recovered.

2.Stolen Information

Some address of e-mails exchanged with FCP’s employees were stolen.

3.Scope of Impact by Virus Infection

At the present, we have no information that the mail texts or attached files were leaked. We will keep on gathering the information of the scope of impact.

4.Recurrence Prevention Measure

We will alert our employees of suspicious e-mails and we will convey full security measures to computers we have.

5.Contact Information

Futaba Corporation
CSR Promotion Department, Corporate Administration Division
Main Telephone Number: +81-475-24-1111

November 8, 2019
Futaba Corporation