Did BDL Thwart a Wannacry Ransomeware Attack?

The DailyStar talked about yesterday that the central financial institution thwarted a cyber assault on Monday and needed to droop a few of its on-line providers, primarily its e mail providers, as a precautionary measure. The remainder of the article signifies that the assault was linked to the Wannacry ransomeware because it talked about an automaker in Europe hacked lately in addition to faculties and hospitals.

As you all most likely know, they discovered a technique to halt the vicious ransomeware however it could be attention-grabbing to know what actually occurred at BDL as a result of stopping the e-mail providers isn’t actually possible in most corporations and banks. It’s an excessive measure to say the least and one thing might have pushed them to resolve to go offline.

I haven’t discovered a lot details about that, however let’s hope this was certainly a precautionary measure.

Lebanon’s Central Financial institution thwarted a cyberattack on its e mail system on Monday, briefly suspending a few of its on-line providers as a precautionary measure. The protection measure has not affected Banque du Liban’s on-line and digital operations, and the financial institution is properly outfitted to take care of any unexpected crises sooner or later, mentioned BDL’s IT Chief Ali Nahle. [DailyStar]

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