Data of millions of users exposed in Australia’s 2nd-largest telecom firm breach

Australia’s second-largest telecommunication firm, Optus, is the latest cyberattack victim, which Sydney-based tech analyst Trevor Long has regarded as the biggest breach of personal data from an Australian firm. Optus Hack Details On Thursday, Optus confirmed that its customers’ private data could be compromised in this attack since the attackers managed to access the customer identity database and opened it to other systems through the Application Programming Interface (API).

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