(Reuters) – Australia’s securities regulator stated on Monday there was a cyber safety breach at a server it used to switch recordsdata together with credit score licence functions the place some info might have been seen.
The Australian Securities and Funding Fee (ASIC) stated it turned conscious of the incident on Jan. 15 though it doesn’t seem the credit score licence kinds or attachments had been downloaded.
“Whereas the investigation is ongoing, it seems that there’s some threat that some restricted info might have been seen by the risk actor,” the regulator stated in a press release late on Monday.
The server has been disabled and no different tech infrastructure has been breached, ASIC added.
The incident occurred with the file sharing software program offered by California-based Accellion. The identical software program was additionally utilized by New Zealand’s central financial institution, who confronted a cyber assault earlier this month.
Accellion didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark.
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