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Mexico attracts 66% of the hacks in Latin America; 1% violates banking

Mexico is an attractive terrain for cyberattacks and. Of the total breaches in Latin America, 66% are carried out in the country, although only 1% of them breach the banking system.

"Mexico is one of the countries in all of Latin America that receives the most cyberattacks in all industries, banking, due to our nature of operation and because we are technology companies. 1% of attacks on the banking core have been penetrated," he said. Daniel Becker, president of the Association of Banks of Mexico (ABM).

The also director of banking Mifel said that in the last two years fraud against banking users has increased by 40%, in part, due to the digital acceleration of payment methods.

Becker highlighted in the first six months of 2022, the bank has invested 10.5 million pesos in technology to prevent these crimes, 37% more than last year.

Data from the Condusef indicate that in the first quarter of this year 1.3 million complaints from bank users were registered, 71% of these were due to possible fraud.

Banco Azteca, Bancoppel, Citibanamex, Banorte and BBVA group 69% of the claims of this type.

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