“It’s extraordinary we don’t have any Medicare numbers or Centrelink numbers that may have been compromised.”
A ‘wake-up call’ for corporate Australia
She said the breach was a “wake-up call” for all of corporate Australia about the importance of data protection.
At least 10,000 parcels of ID data taken in the breach, were put on the internet for sale by the hacker, before they took it down.
Morrison government criticised over ‘absolutely useless’ laws
“This company (Optus) has just overseen what is without question, the largest consumer data breach in Australian history,” she said.
“We continue to work constructively with governments and their various authorities to reduce the impact on our customers.”