Banco Estado detected malicious software on its systems that would have affected its platforms

The following is a Google translation of an article that appears at was tipped to the breach by @ chum1ng0.

The Banco Estado published a press release this Sunday in which it acknowledges that it detected malicious software in its operating systems, a problem that the entity’s cybersecurity teams detected and that have already solved this situation.

“Although some of our platforms could present some type of interference, so far our systems for customers (ATMs, CajaVecina, the people’s website and the App) have not been affected and are working,” says the Bank.

Although several users have reported problems on Banco Estado’s online platforms, the entity called on clients to continue using them for banking operations.

Well, you can’t continue using them if you can’t connect to the site or service. Read more on

The bank is using its Twitter and FB accounts to keep people apprised. Their web site does not appear to be working at the time of this publication.

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