Optus CEO admits they have failed to safeguard customer’s personal information!
-Optus sends out millions of warning Letters advising of cyberattack and disclosure of Your personal information!
Optus has sent out a letter (reproduced below) to its customers and makes it clear that its systems have been breached by a cyberattack,.. and without indulging in semantics,..it is clear the Mobile operator has effectively failed to protect its customer’s personal information.
Optus is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singtel (which is one of the four major telcos in Singapore)and according to sources,.. Optus is the second-largest wireless carrier in Australia, with 10.5 million subscribers as of 2019. Singtel Optus Pty Limited (commonly referred to as Optus) is an Australian telecommunications company headquartered in Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia.
The AFP received a referral to investigate alleged data breach
The Australian Federal Police has received a referral from Optus about an alleged mass data breach.
The AFP will work with Optus to obtain the crucial information and evidence needed to conduct this complex, criminal investigation.
|This email was sent by: Optus 1 Lyonpark Road Macquarie Park, NSW, 2113, Australia.
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