AU: Alinta Energy accused of putting customers’ sensitive information at risk
Adele Ferguson and Chris Gillett report on documents leaked by a whistleblower:
Leaked documents obtained by 7.30, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald reveal the Chinese-owned energy giant does not appear to have proper systems in place to protect sensitive customer information.
Through its retail operations Alinta collects names, addresses, birth dates, mobile numbers, Medicare and passport numbers, credit card details and, in some cases, individual health records.
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