The Kuwait Finance Ministry reports a cyber attack on one of its systems.

Kuwait's finance ministry announced on Monday that one of its systems had been hacked in the early hours of the morning.

According to the ministry, protection mechanisms and procedures have been engaged.

"the level of the hacking attempt is being assessed."

The salary transfers will not be affected, the ministry added.

The ministry's systems had been compromised in the early hours of the morning, but it continued to operate smoothly.