The Social Security Institute (IPS) reported this Monday that, after the efforts carried out by the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (Mitic), they managed to recover the verified Facebook account that had been compromised last month of August.
They indicated that the account is operational again immediately, thus allowing the continuity of communication and services provided by the institute through said platform.
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For this reason, the account created later to maintain contact with the insured @institutodeprevisiónsocialpy was automatically taken offline.
The IPS Facebook profile suffered a computer attack last August and racy photos were published that unleashed a barrage of comments from Internet users on social networks.
At first it was believed that it was a “mistake” by the IPS community manager; However, in the afternoon it was confirmed that it was a hack.
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What is striking about the case is that the pension authorities filed a complaint on August 4 with the Directorate against Punishable, Economic and Financial Acts, “in order to initiate the necessary investigations to identify those responsible for this act,” it says. part of the statement published by the IPS in X.
They explained that the account recovery process could be “complicated”, given that access and administration is not under the domain of the Cyber Incident Response Center (Certs-PY), the body in charge of coordinating cyber incidents that affect to the country’s digital ecosystem.
For this reason, the pension had reported that starting this Sunday, October 1, its new official account would be on the Facebook social network.
“Given the current situation and pending the resolution of our old pension page, it has been decided to create a new presence on Facebook to ensure that you continue to receive updated and relevant information about our services, programs and events,” the statement reads.
It has already been removed from social networks.
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