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last April 26 Coca Cola Femsa was the victim of a cyber attack that exposed information and company data located on the servers of some operating centers in Latin America.
The bottling company confirmed the attack, through a statement sent to the Mexican stock exchange, and assured that the incident did not have a material and adverse impact on its operations; in fact, after the breach, the company activated its protection and response protocols, in addition to carrying out evaluations to determine the scope of the event.
It should be noted that on Friday, June 10, the page of the Ministry of Economy (SE) issued a statement in which it was reported that the agency had removed from its Electronic System of Publications of Mercantile Companies (PSM), the calls for an apocryphal assembly of Coca Cola FEMSA.
This is because Coca Cola Femsa had denounced the issuance of false calls in the psm, published by a person not authorized by the company and requested to ignore these publications.
In this regard, the SE reported that it carried out the corresponding investigation, where it was determined that the person who made the publication was identified as “commissioner of the soft drink company”, which was dismissed by the company.
“It is important to highlight that the subjects that carry out operations in the PSM are responsible for the existence and veracity of the information that is captured and published, for which reason they will be liable for any damages and losses that may arise,” the agency stated.
In that vein, the bottler It specified that “it did not make any publication on June 7, 2023 in relation to these calls and has no intention of holding any type of general assembly on June 18, 2023.”
In a statement, the company that has a presence in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia and Uruguay, indicated that part of the stolen information It has already been revealed and it is possible that more data will be published.
However, the company has not yet confirmed whether the apocryphal publications and cyberattack are related.