Customers’ personal data stolen as Optus suffers massive cyber-attack
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Customers’ personal data stolen as Optus suffers massive cyber-attack

Personal information of potentially millions of customers exposed, including names, dates of birth, addresses, and contact details

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Optus has suffered a massive cyber-attack, with the personal information of customers stolen, including names, dates of birth, addresses, and contact details.

The telco suffered the data breach when hackers, believed to be working for a criminal or state-sponsored organisation, accessed the sensitive information by breaking through the company’s firewall.

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