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Optus rejects insider claims of ‘human error’ as possible factor in hack affecting millions of Australians

Optus has strenuously denied “human error” being a contributing factor in a data breach that inadvertently allowed cyber criminals to steal personal details of potentially millions of customers. Key points: An Optus source says a massive cyber attack likely exploited a flaw in the company’s IT system Optus rejected claims that “human error” helped hackers … Read more

‘Human error’ emerges as possible factor in Optus hack affecting millions of Australians

Preliminary investigations by Optus suggest an error by an IT programmer may have inadvertently allowed cyber criminals to steal personal details of potentially millions of customers. Key points: An Optus source says a massive cyber attack likely exploited a flaw in the company’s IT system An early investigation suggests hackers were able to breach Optus … Read more