Indonesia says ransomware attack did not impact services

Indonesia’s central bank said on Thursday that it had been attacked last month by ransomware, but the risk from the attack had been mitigated and did not affect its public services.

“We were attacked, but so far so good as we took anticipatory measures and most importantly public services at Bank Indonesia were not disrupted at all,” its spokesperson Erwin Haryono told reporters, adding recovery operations had been conducted.

Indonesia’s cyber agency (BSSN) did not immediately respond to a request from Reuters for comment.

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Source: Reuters