DDoS Attack Disrupts New Zealand Banks, Post Office

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Critical Infrastructure Security , Cybercrime , DDoS Protection

NZ CERT: Intermittent Disruptions at Financial Organizations Prajeet Nair (@prajeetspeaks) • September 8, 2021     CERT NZ warns of DDoS attack. (Source: CERT NZ)

New Zealand’s Computer Emergency Response Team, or CERT, says it is aware of ongoing distributed denial-of-service attacks that have disrupted services at several financial organizations in the country, and it is monitoring the situation and working with affected parties.

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Reuters on Wednesday reported that websites of several financial institutions and New Zealand’s national postal service were briefly shut down, and officials said they were battling a cyberattack.

Some of the affected organizations were able to bring their services back online, but they are still experiencing intermittent disruptions.

Intermittent Disruptions

The country’s national postal service, NZ Post, says that it is currently experiencing

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