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Latest news: Data breach

Renters at risk of having personal data hacked

Huge amounts of information being gathered on renters has left them exposed to being victims of massive data breaches, a parliamentary inquiry has been told.

Optus sued by ‘vulnerable’ victims of data breach

Former and current customers whose personal information including key identity documents was compromised during the Optus data breach have launched a lawsuit against the telco.

Medibank hackers dump more data

Russian hackers have released more sensitive information and are threatening more is to come, as Medibank faces potential legal action over the hack.

Major data breach at Woolworths offshoot MyDeal

An estimated 2.2 million customers' details have been compromised in a data breach at the Woolworths-owned MyDeal website.

Optus not forthcoming on breach: Tanya Plibersek

Fallout from the Optus cyber attack continues as a federal minister slams the telco for not being more forthcoming about the full nature of the breach. 

ACT Government issuing free driver licences to hacked Optus customers

The ACT Government will be issuing free, new ACT driver licences to local Optus customers deemed most at risk of identity theft or fraud from the recent data breach.

Hackers release data of 10,000 Optus customers

The group responsible for the Optus data breach has released the details of 10,000 more customers, including one who expects the telco to face few consequences.

Optus data breach ‘huge wake-up call’: PM

The Optus data breach is a "huge wake-up call", the prime minister says, as the government prepares to unveil new cybersecurity protections.