Nov 072019
 
 November 7, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Non-U.S., Online

The New Zealand Herald reports:

The Financial Markets Authority is investigating how six cases where sensitive personal information provided to the regulator may have been accessed by third parties.

The finance industry watchdog was left scrambling to shore up its online privacy settings after the Herald revealed that emails relating to a confidential complaint were published on the FMA’s website.

The Government agency had to shut down its website while undertaking a thorough review after the Herald informed the regulator of the privacy breach following a tip-off from the public.

Read more on NZ Herald.

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