They hacked the Cencosud database and ask for ransom so as not to disseminate customer information – Diario El Ciudadano y la Región

Despite the silence and secrecy, company sources confirmed the incident to Data Clave and they anticipated an official statement shortly. Meanwhile, computer experts work around the clock to prevent data leakage.

Among those collected by the hackers would be “company sales and purchase movements”, as well as customer data. Systems specialists and programmers work these hours piecemeal to prevent that from happening.

The hackers gave him three days to negotiate and prevent the publication of all that content. Or in the best case, sell it to someone interested.

Cencosud operates in the retail trade with supermarkets in Chile, its country of origin, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Peru.

In our country it is the controlling firm of the Jumbo, Disco and Vea supermarkets. In addition, he has his own credit card, where customer data is most at risk.

The cyber attackers gave the company three days to pay the ransom and not publish what was obtained.

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