Fears grow data hacked from Reserve Bank may be leaked by CLOP ransomware group

Tom Pullar-Strecker reports:

A ransomware gang appears to be releasing confidential data obtained from the hack of customers of US software company Accellion, raising fears that New Zealand banks may be next to have data exposed.

The Reserve Bank admitted it had been subject to a serious data breach in January, which occurred when a third-party file-sharing system called Accellion FTA was breached by hackers.

Read more on Stuff.  Data has already been released from a number of Accellion clients, so there is cause for concern here.

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