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RBNZ cyber breach: Orr accuses software provider of failure

Henry Burrell
Wed, 10 Feb 2021

Henry Burrell
Wed, 10 Feb 2021
The governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand says it was left off the list for a security patch that could have prevented a cyberattack which embarrassed the bank late last year. Adrian Orr told Parliament’s finance and expenditure select committee US software provider Accellion did not notify the country’s central bank of a security patch to fix a vulnerability in its file transfer software until Jan. 7.That implies Accellion left the RBNZ off the list of about 50 customers worldwide who the firm says were notified of the s...

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