Telstra privacy breach was ‘one little oops’

Andrew Colley reports:

It was “one little oops” that led Telstra to expose over 800,000 customer records on the web last December.

That was the way Telstra’s security operations specialist Scott McIntyre described the mystery cause of the massive privacy breach at an IT security event on Wednesday, getting in ahead of a heavily delayed report by the Federal Privacy Commissioner.

Mr McIntyre was addressing security experts attending this years AusCERT event on the Gold Coast.

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