New Zealand reserve bank governor apologises over 'serious' cyberattack

Breach at reserve bank had ‘significant data implication’, Adrian Orr says, but that system is open for business again

The head of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has apologised after a recent cyberattack led to a serious data breach at the central bank, and brought in an independent investigator to review the incident.

The breach was first announced on Sunday and later in the week the RBNZ said a file sharing service provided by California-based Accellion had been illegally accessed.

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