Optus tells former Virgin Mobile and Gomo customers they could also be part of data breach

Josh Taylor reports:

Former Virgin Mobile and Gomo customers are the latest to have been informed by Optus that their personal information was exposed in the company’s massive data breach, as an identification repair service reveals it has fielded a month’s worth of complaint calls in three days.

Read more at The Guardian.

In related news, Hannah Sinclair reports:

In paperwork obtained by A Current Affair, damning documents reveal Optus has a history of failing to store customers’ personal information safely.

But after a multi-year investigation, Australia’s privacy watchdog was seemingly satisfied by the telco’s privacy protections.

Although there are 10 million reasons Optus might be worried right now, the telco giant may not be the only one to blame for the biggest data leak in recent history.

Read more at 9Now.

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