November 29, 2021

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Central Bank victim in computer hacking

The Central Bank of New Zealand said on Sunday, January 10, that it had been hacked “Malicious” One of its data systems “Sensitivity Information”.

Central Bank Governor Adrian said there was an intrusion and the computer system was disconnected. However, it will take some time to determine what information the authors of this hack can access.

“As part of the investigation, we are working closely with national and international cyber security experts and other relevant authorities on how to respond to this malicious attack.”, Mr. R.

“We try to determine the nature and amount of information they can access, which may include important business and personal information.”, He added, stressing that this will take time.

In its latest report, the state-owned CERT NZ reported a 33% increase in registered cybersecurity incidents per year.

In August, the New Zealand stock market was the target of attacks, which paralyzed trading for four days in a row.

World with AFP

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