Five Hong Kong Banks Hit By Rogue Reuters Engineer


FIVE Hong Kong-based banks, including Jardine Fleming, Standard Chartered Bank and NatWest Markets, were hit last month by a new operational risk -- the rogue systems engineer.

In the first known instance of its kind, a disgruntled Reuters field engineer, acting alone, deliberately tampered with Triarch data distribution systems servers last month.

The field engineer's actions disabled Triarch digital data distribution platforms at Jardine Fleming, Standard Chartered, NatWest and two other Hong

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