Five Eyes cyber-security agencies will be involved in fight against NZX cyberattackers

A Stuff article.

The fight-back against the cyberattack on New Zealand’s NZX sharemarket will now involve security agencies of other Five Eyes countries.

Professor Dave Parry from AUT’s Department of Computer Science said: ”With GCSB involved this will almost certainly be involving other international agencies as well, which is the way to shut this down.”

Normal trading in shares and bonds was disrupted between Tuesday and Friday as a result of a sustained cyberattack, and it’s believed a ransom demand has been made to NZX by cybercriminals.

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