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Business News of Thursday, 9 March 2017


GN Bank: No money lost in website hack

GN Bank has allayed the fears of its customers following the hacking of its official website a few days ago, assuring that the site has been restored while data of clients remain intact.

“We take this opportunity to assure the general public that customer financial information including online banking data is intact and adequately secured. GN Bank wishes to state categorically that customers’ deposits have not been tampered with as is being speculated. No customer has lost a pesewa of deposits,” a press statement by management of the bank indicated on Wednesday, March 8.

The bank said it was taking measures to prevent a recurrence of the incident in future.

“Our technical team are done with the restoration of the website and are in the process of implementing additional security patches to ensure non-occurrence of any such situation in the future,” the statement added.

The bank emphasised deposits of customers were safe and clients “can therefore verify their balances from their respective branches”.

The bank further said it “apologises unreservedly for any apprehension caused our esteemed customers”.