You are here

Mexico central bank estimates hackers hit about 300m pesos

809252.jpg
Mexico's central bank said on Wednesday a cyberattack that has affected a payments system in the country had hit a total of five companies and that an estimated 300 million pesos (S$20.5 million) of irregular transactions had been detected so far.

[MEXICO CITY] Mexico's central bank said on Wednesday a cyberattack that has affected a payments system in the country had hit a total of five companies and that an estimated 300 million pesos (S$20.5 million) of irregular transactions had been detected so far.

Bank of Mexico Governor Alejandro Diaz de Leon said five market participants were victims of the hack, which hit connections to a domestic payments system at the end of April, but did not specify which banks, brokerages or other companies were targeted. 

REUTERS

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to t.me/BizTimes