Bahamas central bank traces website breach to third party

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The Central Bank of the Bahamas has initiated a “comprehensive information security assessment” after its website was hacked on June 28.

“Our investigation, which remains in its preliminary stage, has been able to confirm that the breach occurred with a third-party vendor contracted by the bank to develop and host its website,” a spokesman from the central bank tells Central Banking.

The central bank announced on June 29 that its website had been breached, after it was made aware there had

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