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NZX cyber-attack: new details

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 26 Aug 2020

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 26 Aug 2020
The international cyberattack that took down the New Zealand stock exchange's public website and public announcements platform is thought to have come from China or Russia.BusinessDesk understands the attack, which saw the NZX halt trading at 3.57pm yesterday afternoon – just over an hour before the market was due to stop trading for the day - is now the subject of an intensive response by NZ and its western allied intelligence agencies.The Government Communications Securities Bureau swung into action as soon as the offshore attack oc...

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