"The Venezuelan government reports that today ... a terrorist attack was carried out on the national ... technology platform Banco de Venezuela," the TV channel reports, citing the country's government.

It is noted that due to the hacker attack, the bank's clients could not carry out any operations.

According to the authorities, the purpose of the crime was to destroy and alter bank data.

Earlier, Rostelecom-Solar analysts spoke about the vulnerability of web applications of banks and retail to hackers.