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Optus CEO says data breach is result of 'sophisticated criminals'

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Australia's No 2 telco Optus said that it will contact up to 10 million customers whose personal details were taken in a "sophisticated" hack. As many as 9.8 million accounts may be compromised, equivalent to 40 per cent of Australia's population. Optus chief executive Kelly Bayer Rosmarin said she was angry and sorry that an offshore-based entity had broken into the company's database of customer information.
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10 days ago·Melbourne, Australia

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Australia's Optus says up to 10 mln customers caught in cyber attack

Australian No. 2 telco Optus, owned by Singapore Telecommunications Ltd , said it will contact up to 10 million customers whose personal details were taken in a "sophisticated" hack, but added no corporate clients were compromised.

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Optus cyber-attack could involve customers dating back to 2017

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Australia's Optus says up to 10 million customers caught in cyber attack

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Optus says up to 10m customers caught in cyber attack

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