EnergyAustralia hit by cyber attack in latest breach

Freya Noble reports:

EnergyAustralia is the latest business to be hit by a cyber attack, resulting in customer details being exposed.
The electricity company said the breach involved the customer platform My Account and 323 residential and small business customer accounts were accessed.
These accounts include the customer’s name, address, email address, electricity and gas bills, phone number and the first six and last three digits of credit cards.
Read more at 9News.  From their statement about post-incident changes, it sounds like too-simple passwords contributed to the incident and that everyone will now be required to have longer and more complex passwords.

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