Paul Brislen: Cyber hackers might be holding NZX hostage

Publish Date
Thu, 27 Aug 2020, 6:52PM
Technology commentator Paul Brislen Photo/File

Paul Brislen: Cyber hackers might be holding NZX hostage

Publish Date
Thu, 27 Aug 2020, 6:52PM

Cyber hackers might be holding New Zealand's stock exchange hostage.

NZX has had to halt trading for the third day in a row after its website crashed because of offshore cyber attacks.

A tech commentator predicts someone's holding it to ransom - by denying access to the website.

Paul Brislen told Phil Gifford and Simon Barnett this is a common sort of attack worldwide.

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