Bank of Mexico raises cyber alert to red after payment system breach

The Bank of Mexico
Daniel Hinge

The Bank of Mexico raised its cyber threat level to red on October 23 after one of the participants in the interbank payment system reported an issue.

“A non-bank participant in the payment system reported inconsistencies in the reconciliation of their treasury accounts,” the central bank said in a statement.

Insurance company Axa, in a separate statement, said it had detected an attack but that the firm was “fully protected” and had not suffered from the breach.

However, while the incident

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