Chilean bank shuts down all branches following ransomware attack


BancoEstado, one of Chile’s three biggest banks, was forced to shut down all branches on Monday following a ransomware attack that took place over the weekend.

“Our branches will not be operational and will remain closed today,” the bank said in a statement published on its Twitter account on Monday.

Details about the attack have not been made public, but a source close to the investigation told ZDNet that the bank’s internal network was infected with the REvil (Sodinokibi) ransomware.

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Source: ZDNet