AU: Data breach sees Victorian Government employees’ details stolen

ABC News reports:

The work details of 30,000 Victorian public servants have been stolen in a data breach, after part of the Victorian Government directory was downloaded by an unknown party.

Key points:
Government referred the data breach to police for investigation
Cyber security expert says hack could be used for more targeted attack
Government employees told their bank details were not compromised

The list is available to government employees and contains work emails, job titles and work phone numbers.


Employees affected by the breach were told in an email their mobile phone numbers may have also been accessed if they had been entered into the directory.

Read more on ABC (AU).

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