David Hollingworth reports:
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner believes Australian Clinical Labs did not adequately protect personal data, leading to an increased risk of “identity theft, extortion and financial crime”.
When MedLabs pathology was hacked in February 2022, 223,000 Australians had their personal information exposed on the darknet, including credit card details and passport information.
However, that breach was not fully reported to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner until July 2022. Now, the OIAC is taking Medlab’s owner, Australian Clinical Labs, to court over claims that the company did not do enough to protect the information in its care.
Read more at CyberDaily.au