Security

Australia demands Optus pay for new customer ID documents

Australia's federal and state governments on Wednesday called for Optus to pay for replacing identification documents including passports and driver's licenses to avoid identity fraud after 9.8 million of the telecommunications ...

Security

Australian police probe purported hacker's ransom demand

Australian police were investigating a purported hacker's release of the stolen personal data of 10,000 customers of the nation's second-largest wireless carrier and demand for a $1 million ransom in cryptocurrency, the company's ...

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Australia mulls tougher cybersecurity laws after data breach

The Australian government said on Monday it is considering tougher cybersecurity rules for telecommunications companies and blamed Optus, the nation's second-largest wireless carrier, for an unprecedented breach of personal ...

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