NZ: Data breaches at Television New Zealand

Russell Blackstock reports:

TVNZ has revealed two data security breaches over the past year, including the payment of a “fraudulent invoice” and the distribution of “commercially sensitive data” to external media agencies.

The state broadcaster detailed the incidents in written answers to Parliament’s Commerce Committee. “An email phishing attack on a supplier resulted in a fraudulent invoice being received and paid by TVNZ,” the broadcaster admitted.

In the second breach, in May this year, a test system accidentally sent commercially sensitive data to external media agencies.

Read more on the New Zealand Herald.

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