BSI customers make transactions at the Jakarta Thamrin Branch Office, Jakarta, Thursday (11/5/2023). Indonesian Islamic University (UII) Digital Forensic Expert, Yudi Prayudi, asked BSI to take quick steps to protect customers and their data. Including informing customers regarding this incident.
Armfalcon.com, JAKARTA — PT Bank Syariah Indonesia Tbk is said to have been hit by a ransomware attack.
Responding to this, an expert in Digital Forensics at the Islamic University of Indonesia (UII), Yudi Prayudi, asked BSI to take quick steps to protect customers and their data. Including informing customers regarding this incident.
“BSI can advise customers to change passwords and improve account security, as well as monitor suspicious activity on affected accounts,” Yudi told Republika, Saturday (13/5/2023).
In addition, BSI must also cooperate with law enforcement and cyber security experts to investigate the incident. BSI also needs to take precautions to prevent similar attacks from happening in the future.
Yudi added, attack ransomware against banks resulting in the theft of 1.5 terabytes of credential data having significant consequences for customers’ personal data. The potential impact of this attack includes identity theft, access to bank accounts, sale of personal data, extortion, damage to the bank’s reputation as well as potential legal sanctions.
Account @darktracer_int via a tweet on Twitter, Saturday (13/5/2023), stated that LockBit Ransomware claimed responsibility for the disturbance that occurred at Bank Syariah Indonesia (BSI). The disturbance was the result of their attack.
“They also announced that they stole 15 million customer records, employee information and around 1.5 terabytes of internal data. They claim they will release the data on the dark web if negotiations fail,” the tweet said. @darktracer.