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The JFSC issues a public statement about a LOSS OF DATA [vulnerability] in its Company registry.


The JFSC issued a public statement about a loss of data in its Company registry - the public statement was accompanied by the following messages

  • The statement will be made available via our website at and via a press release.
  • The statement will be accompanied by an FAQ and dedicated contact details for enquiries.

In addition, they have advised:-

  • On 23 January 2024, a vulnerability was detected in the JFSC’s Registry system.
  • The JFSC acted swiftly and comprehensively to rectify a risk issue identified in the Registry system
  • Names and addresses were the only information to be accessed. We consider this to be broad but not deep.
  • There is no link between the names and addresses and any regulated firm, company, or any role you have held.
  • The JFSC have confirmed the issue was rectified immediately it was notified, however there is a period between January 2021 and January 2024 where names and address may have been accessed.
  • The JFSC, with the support of their independent cyber security partners, have conducted dark web searches to see if the information is available. They found no evidence of the data being made available, and ongoing monitoring is in place.
  • We are not asking people to take any action, but you can contact us directly or via your service provider if you have any concerns.
  • The JFSC has written to those people where it has an obligation to do so.



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