Coles, Westpac, AMP and Department of Defence caught up in ‘significant’ data breach of Finite Recruitment

Simon Elvery, Emily Sakzewski, and Matt Liddy report:

The personal details of job applicants and staff at a range of major Australian companies and government agencies have potentially been exposed in a “significant” data breach and extortion attempt against Australian recruitment company Finite.

Hackers have accessed and released sensitive data that includes resumes, offers of employment, contracts, timesheets and vaccine certificates, with the likely goal of extracting a ransom.

Read more at ABC (AU). This was a Conti ransomware attack.

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