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Pak central bank denies mass data breach, says only one bank 'compromised'

Earlier, the head of the Federal Investigation Agency's cyber-crime unit told two television stations that "almost all" banks had been hit by hacking

Syed Raza Hassan & Asif Shahzad | Reuters 

Pakistan's central bank on Tuesday denied media reports that there had been mass data breaches in its banking system, hours after a senior law enforcement official told local television "almost all" banks had been hit. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said the IT security system of a single bank, which it did not name, had been "compromised" on October 27 and it had already instructed all banks to increase their scrutiny. "It has been noted with concern news items reporting that the data of most banks has been hacked. SBP categorically rejects such ...

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 23:40 IST