As expected by the Cyble’s researchers, the Maze ransomware operators released the third part of the data leak of Banco De Costa, one of the strongest state-owned commercial banks that operate in Costa Rica.
The Banco de Costa Rica was being established on 20 April 1877. Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) is a state-owned commercial bank that operates in Costa Rica. With equity of $806,606,710 and assets of $7,607,483,881, the bank has established itself as one of the strongest banking companies in both Costa Rica and Central America. The bank began primarily as a private commercial bank until it was designated a currency issuer and exclusive manager of public revenues in the last decade of the 19th century. After the bank nationalization decree of 1948, Banco de Costa Rica became a financial entity with a major role in the development of the country.
Just like previously, the Cyble Research Team has verified the data leak, which consists of a 2GB CSV file containing details of various Mastercard and Visa credit cards or debit cards. As per Cyble’s researchers, the Maze ransomware operators have made this data leak due to the Banco de Costa not taking the previous leaks seriously. Along with that, the Maze ransomware operators have threatened the BCR about this type of leak going to happen every week. Below is the snapshot of the press release being posted by the Maze ransomware operators-:
Here are some snapshots of the data leak from the large CSV file-:
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