In a statement sent to the newsrooms, the retailer informs that “the mainland’s computer systems are being progressively restored after the detected computer attack” in the early hours of March 30.

“We regret the inconvenience caused. Our teams are working 24 hours a day, in close coordination with the National Cybersecurity Center, to resume, as soon as possible, the normality of store activity”, stresses MC.

In a statement, the owner of Continente also thanked all employees, customers, partners and competitors who showed solidarity with the company in the face of this attack. This was the case with Minipreço, which used social media to point out that “when one of us is the target, we all are”.