Cyberattack at Electricity Supply Company in Peru

December 13, 2023

INCIDENT

The electricity supply company Sociedad Eléctrica del Sur Oeste (SEAL), in Arequipa, suffered a cyber attack this Monday, April 17. In response to this, the entity reported that the customer service area, virtual channels, collections and parts table; They were suspended until further notice.

SEAL general manager Paul Rodríguez indicated that those who carried out the attack sought to capture and retain information. However, the security system in place did not allow this.

Incident Date

April 17, 2023

Location

Peru

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified