Cyberattacks Target U.S. DoD and Mexico’s Economy Ministry | Avast

Critical governmental services within the U.S. and Mexico have disclosed that they have been the victims of a cyberattack. On Sunday, February 23, Mexico’s economy ministry detected a cyberattack on some of its servers. The attack did not result in any substantial damage, Reuters reported, as it hit mostly email and archive servers. “The ministry’s sensitive information as well as that of its users is not considered compromised,” the ministry announced in a statement. Details are still unclear regarding the nature of the attack, but the ministry has commented that it has beefed up its security measures in response.

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