Cyberattack Paralyzes Bulgarian Food Safety Agency Electronic Services

March 26, 2023


The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) is unable to provide electronic services because the Agency’s website and servers have come under a cyber attack, the BFSA said in a press release on Monday. The attack was detected on August 6, and the BFSA’s full range of functionalities and services are currently inaccessible.

Work is underway to restart the electronic services. The cyber attack does not affect the operation of Bulgarian border checkpoints, the BFSA specified.

Incident Date

August 6, 2022



Estimated Cost

Fully shutdown, cost unknown

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified