AU: Service NSW kept victims in dark after hackers stole personal data

Jess Malcolm reports:

The NSW government has deliberately failed to inform tens of thousands of people that their ­personal information was stolen in a cyber security attack on Service NSW employee emails, as the agency says it has no obligation to notify affected customers.

Documents obtained by The Australian show Service NSW ­decided not to inform many ­vic­tims whose data was stolen by criminals during a phishing attack on the department in April 2020, despite acknowledging the theft of their personal information could cause them serious harm.

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