The nature and extent of information that has been potentially accessed is still being determined, but it may include some commercially and personally sensitive information, Orr added.
The system had been secured and taken offline until the bank completes its initial investigations.
It will take time to understand the full implications of this breach and we are working with system users whose information may have been accessed, Orr said.
The bank declined to respond to emailed questions seeking more details.
It's unclear when the breach took place or if there were any indications of who was responsible, and in what country is the file sharing service based.
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