There is an assurance all is being done by the Telecommunication Services of Trinidad and Tobago to avoid a repeat of what Minister of Public Utilities, Marvin Gonzales described as a malware incursion.
The Parliament was told, on Friday, that on March 13th this year, TSTT was the target of a malware invasion.
The company’s systems detected a security attack directed at a number of the company’s internal only solutions and applications.
Minister Gonzales said a result of the development; all possible impacted systems were isolated.
This move was done as a precautionary measure.
The incident prevented TSTT from processing payments and transactions from the March 13th to March 28th.
Minister Gonzales said he was not in a position at the time to inform the House of Representatives of the financial cost or loss of the malware incursion.