The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has suffered a cyber attack on Sunday which ended up impacting some of its banking services. The announcement regarding the incident was made by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Twitter.
“NBP has reported a cyber security related incident which is being investigated.” stated the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Twitter, adding that there was no data breach or financial loss to the banking institution.
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said that it was monitoring the situation to ensure safety of the banking system. It added that no other bank has reported any such incident.
NBP has reported a cyber security related incident which is being investigated. NBP has not observed any data breach or financial loss. No other bank has reported any such incidence. SBP is monitoring the situation closely to ensure safety and soundness of banking system.— SBP (@StateBank_Pak) October 30, 2021
The cyber attack on the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) disrupted the banks services and caused panic among many people who feared that payment of salaries or pensions to public sector employees would be delayed.
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