Chilean state bank closes all its offices after unprecedented cyber attack

The state bank of Chile, Banco del Estado, announced the closure of all its branches after suffering an unprecedented cyber attack in the country over the weekend and official sources point to a possible “data hijacking”. The president of the institution, Sebastián Sichel, assured that has not affected the funds or customer accounts. The bank filed a complaint with the Chilean Investigative Police (PDI) in addition to deploying its operational cybersecurity teams.