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RBNZ says it was notified five days into data breach

Henry Burrell
Tue, 09 Feb 2021

Henry Burrell
Tue, 09 Feb 2021
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand said it had “no warning” from its software partner prior to a December data breach.The bank first reported on Jan. 10 that it was responding to a “malicious” data hack, but no specific time period for the duration of the breach has been confirmed.Accellion’s FTA file transfer software, a 20-year-old legacy product, had a vulnerability that hackers exploited allowing the illegal downloading of RBNZ customer files.“We had no warning to avoid the attack which began in mid-December...

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