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Optus Must Pay Cost of Replacing Hacked Customer Documents: Australia Government

Sep 29 2022 // Australian telecoms giant Optus must pay the cost of replacing the passports and drivers licenses of millions of customers whose personal information was stolen in one of the country’s biggest data breaches, the...

Australian Police Probe Purported Ransomware Attack at Telecom Firm Optus

Sep 28 2022 // CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian police were investigating a purported hacker’s release of the stolen personal data of 10,000 customers of the nation’s second-largest wireless carrier and demand for...

Proposed Australian Law Would Make It Employers’ Job to Stop Sexual Harassment

Sep 27 2022 // New legislation introduced into Australia’s Parliament will place a “positive duty” on employers to prevent workplace sexual harassment, as part of sweeping changes to improve worker safety. Under the...

Australia Plans to Toughen Privacy Rules After Massive Cyber Attack on Optus

Sep 26 2022 // Australia plans to toughen privacy rules to force companies to notify banks faster when they experience cyber attacks, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Monday, after hackers targeted the country’s...

Telecoms Firm Optus Warns Cyber Attack May Have Exposed Australian Clients’ Details

Sep 23 2022 // Optus, the Australian unit of telecoms firm Singapore Telecommunications, said it was investigating the unauthorized access of customer details including home addresses, driver’s license and passport numbers, after a...

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