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Data & Analytics News Updates, December 19th 2012

This week’s data and analytics news include CIMB Securities’ new data centre establishments, bank data fraud in Hong Kong and NAB’s warning about a recent phishing scam.

December 19, 2012 | The Asian Banker Editor

CIMB Securities establishes primary and secondary data centres in Sydney
CIMB Securities has established primary and secondary data centres in Sydney, Australia, as part of its split from former parent bank Royal Bank of Scotland. The investment banking business’ primary data centre has been moved to the Australia Securities Exchange’s Australian Liquidity Centre while its secondary data centre is hosted by Global Switch.

China mainland gang suspected of Hong Kong bank data fraud
Hong Kong police believe that a mainland syndicate is behind a recent ATM scam that has seen personal bank data stolen and cash taken, and have warned banks customers to take necessary precautions. Pinhole cameras and false card slots equipped with card readers were installed in eight cash machines in the city, with authorities reporting that up to 90 people could have had their bank data stolen.

NAB cautions customers about phishing scam
National Australia Bank (NAB) warned bank customers to beware bogus emails telling recipients to click on a given weblink to enter their personal banking data. The weblink actually takes victims onto a certain spoofed page that’s craftily designed on a hijacked site hosted in China.


Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker

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