May 15, 2017 / 8:08 AM / 7 months ago

Renault production resumed at most sites after cyber attack

PARIS (Reuters) - Renault said 90 percent of its factories were running normally on Monday morning after the French carmaker had earlier halted production at sites in France and Romania to prevent the spread of ransomware.

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Renault is seen during the 87th International Motor Show at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland March 8, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

Renault’s decision to temporarily halt manufacturing came after a worldwide cyber attack that locked up computers in more than 150 countries, causing widespread disruption.

Reporting by Gilles Guillaume; Writing by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Laurence Frost

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