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March 31, 2023
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Chile’s BancoEstado falls victim to ransomware attack

BancoEstado, one of Chile’s largest banks, shut down all its branches on Monday after it fell victim to a ransomware attack at the weekend. Responsible for the financial activities of the Chilean government, BancoEstado is managed by the country’s general treasury. BancoEstado’s president Sebastián Sichel It is the largest mortgage lender and the largest issuer of debit cards in Chile. The attack First reported by ZDNet, the bank issued a statement via its Twitter account on Monday confirming the branch closures. “Our branches will not be operational and will remain closed today,” it tweeted, having already disclosed the attack on…
Chile’s BancoEstado falls victim to ransomware attack

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