Malaysia central bank says investigation ongoing into potential data breach


BNM said forensic investigations on the iPay88 data breach are still ongoing. — AZMAN GHANI/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s central bank on Aug 12 said the nation’s payment systems remain secure despite a potential data breach announced by payment gateway service provider iPay88 (M) Sdn Bhd.

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“The breach originated from and is confined to iPay88’s payment card systems and does not involve vulnerabilities in the banks’ systems,” Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said in a statement.

BNM said forensic investigations are still ongoing. – Reuters

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