Website hacking: Customers’ accounts intact – GN Bank

Website hacking: Customers’ accounts intact – GN Bank

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The GN Bank has confirmed its official website, which is also used for online transactions, was hacked over the weekend.

However, the wholly Ghanaian-owned bank said none of its customers lost “a pesewa” in the process.

“GN Bank wishes to state categorically that customers’ deposits have not been tampered with as it’s being speculated. No Customer has lost a pesewa of deposits,” management of the bank said in a statement.

It added: “GN Bank assures her cherished customers that their deposits are safe. They can therefore verify their balances from their respective branches.

“GN Bank apologises unreservedly for any apprehension caused our esteemed customers.”

Below is the full press statement:

March 7th 2017

PRESS RELEASE

The attention of management of GN Bank has been drawn to some information in the media and other social media platforms urging our customers to withdraw their deposits because the Bank’s website had been hacked into.

Indeed GN Bank got wind of the hacking over the weekend and immediately moved to rectify the situation.

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.

Meanwhile, 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 it’s being speculated. No Customer has lost a pesewa of deposits.

GN Bank assures her cherished customers that their deposits are safe. They can therefore verify their balances from their respective branches.

GN Bank apologises unreservedly for any apprehension caused our esteemed customers.
Management

Source: Starrfm

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