Most central banks report rise in cyber attacks

Majority say they co-operate well with other agencies on cyber risks

A majority of central banks participating in the Financial Stability Benchmarks 2023 say cyber attacks on their countries’ financial sectors increased over the past two years.

Out of 29 central banks, 24 (82.8%) say electronic attacks on financial institutions increased, while five institutions (17.2%) said they did not.

A large majority of responding central banks say they co-operate well with other domestic agencies to deal with cyber risks. Of the 28 central banks answering a question on

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