New cyber attack
cyber attack

On 3 October 2022, Colombia’s Food and Drug Surveillance Institute (INVIMA) was again victim of a cyber-attack. INVIMA’S website and all connections to physical and virtual servers were disabled, except for the Foreign Trade Desk (VUCE) and some temporary links to perform tech surveillance reports.    INVIMA issued Resolution 2022600000 containing temporary measures specifying the suspension for specific proceedings within the foodstuff, medicine, cosmetics, and medical device office, through 31 October 2022.    Moreover, import authorizations for vital and unavailable medicines (VUMs) release of drug batches, and other unsuspended proceedings are to be performed via the following address:, and online payments can be performed using the following local online wire: “Convenio PSE6281”.