Telstra-owned Pacnet hit by major data breach

David Ramli reports:

Australia’s leading cyber-spies have joined the hunt for hackers who broke into Telstra’s Asian subsidiary Pacnet in an attack affecting thousands of customers including The Australian Federal Police, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and other government agencies.

Telstra on Wednesday revealed that an unknown third-party had gained complete access to Pacnet’s corporate network including emails and other administrative systems in early April 2015.

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