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Telco Singtel Optus has set aside $140 million for costs associated with the catastrophic breach it announced in September, with the company announcing this as part of its half-year results on Thursday.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Telco Singtel Optus has agreed to reimburse the costs of a new driving licence for NSW residents who were hit by the telco's catastrophic data breach.

Published in Security

Medical insurer Medibank Group has increased its estimate of the number of customers who could be affected by the theft of data from its networks, saying the attacker(s) accessed data of some 9.7 million current and former subscribers.

Published in Security

Telco Singtel Optus has indicated that it will pay only the administrative costs incurred by VicRoads in issuing new licences — and not the costs of the licences themselves — to the hundreds of thousands affected by the disastrous data leak suffered by the company.

Published in Security

The state of Victoria will go to the polls on 26 November. Given that, it is easy to understand why the state's transport authority, VicRoads, has jumped ahead of the pack in saying it will issue new licences to those whose documents were compromised in the disastrous Singtel Optus data breach.

Published in Open Sauce

Victorian transport authority VicRoads says it will issue new driving licences to 342,000 people in the state who were affected by the massive data breach at telco Singtel Optus.

Published in Security

Did Optus suffer another data breach before the big leak, one that has gone generally unmentioned and unnoticed? At least one security professional who has been closely following the incidents at the telco appears to think so.

Published in Open Sauce

Optus has agreed to pay for the replacement of passports of users caught up in the data breach that the telco suffered, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says.

Published in Security




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