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Optus Probes Cyberattack; May Have Accessed Customer Information

Sept. 22, 2022, 4:17 AM

Optus is investigating the possible unauthorized access of current and former customers’ information following a cyberattack, Singtel says on SGX.

  • Information which may have been exposed includes customers’ names, dates of birth, phone numbers, email addresses
    • For a subset of customers, addresses, ID document numbers such as driver’s license or passport numbers may have been exposed
  • Payment detail and account passwords have not been compromised
  • Has also notified key financial institutions about this matter
  • Optus is working with the Australian Cyber Security Centre; has notified Australian Federal Police and key regulators
  • Optus services, including mobile and home internet, remain safe ...