AU: Hackers hit Telstra site (updated)

Ben Grubb reports:

Telstra has been hit by a “hacking attack” affecting 35,000 customers, just a week after one of its IT staff told a security conference the telco was reviewing how it secured and stored customer information.

The hacking attack occurred on the servers of a third party company that runs Telstra BigPond’s GameArena and Games Shop websites, the telco said in a statement this morning.

Read more on SMH.

Update: Andrew Colley reports that 230,000 passwords have been reset.

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