State Service: Hackers firstly attacked on CBA during Patriotic War

Central Bank of Azerbaijan

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# 09 December 2021 13:48 (UTC +04:00)

One of the first cyber-attacks during the 44-days Patriotic War was recorded merely on the systems of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA), said Chair of State Service on Special Communications and Information Protection Tural Mammadov while his speech in the 5th International Banking Forum, APA-Economics reports.

According to him, another target of hackers was systems of commercial banks.

"Next step of hackers was phishing attacks. Fake posts were made here on behalf of both banks and the leadership of the Azerbaijan Banks Association. Citizens were regularly informed in this direction in order to prevent their becoming a victim of analogical attacks," noted T. Mammadov.