Fast payment system attacked in Russia

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The Bank of Russia notes a slowdown in the operation of the Fast Payment System (SBP) due to the increased background of DDoS attacks on telecom providers’ channels, this will not affect the safety of funds, the regulator said in a statement.

“At the moment, due to the increased background of DDoS attacks on telecom providers’ channels, a short-term slowdown in the operation of the Fast Payment System is possible. Some operations may be slower, or they will need to be repeated after a while. This does not affect the safety of funds in any way,” the message says.

The operational payment and clearing center SBP – JSC “NSPK” interacts with telecom providers on the current situation.

The Fast Payment System (SBP) is a service with which you can make interbank transfers by mobile phone number around the clock, without holidays and weekends. The fees for such transfers are low or non-existent. More than 200 banks have already been connected to the system, including the largest

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