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Bank Banese under scrutiny for data breach in Brazil

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 04 Oct 2021 12:29
  • 04 Oct 2021 14:06
Sergipe state bank Banese is under investigation by the Brazilian data protection authority for allegedly exposing data from users of Pix, an instant payment platform.
The Central Bank of Brazil and the National Consumer Secretariat are also investigating the incident.

Pix, launched in 2020 by the Central Bank of Brazil,

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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