The incident involved 13 institutions and affected more than 41,000 cards.
During the night of Tuesday, after the filtering data from more than 41,000 bank cards by Redbanc, the Association of Banks and Financial Institutions (ABIF), He referred to what happened.
Through a public statement, the organization indicated that "once informed of this fact, the banks activated their security protocols in a timely manner, the cards were compromised and are in the process of issuing new cards. "
"We call clients so that, in case of doubts, consult the account executive or call center of the bank. This criminal act is under investigation by the OS9 of Carabineros de Chile under the direction of the Public Ministry, " added the document.
Finally, ABIF stated that "the bank will continue to monitor that all necessary measures are taken to protect customers," reiterated that "it is critical that all actors in the payment chain promote the safe care and use of their products." data and personal information. "
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