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Optus outage affected ten times more 000 calls than estimated
Telecommunications 2024-01-23 10:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A nationwide Optus outage left 2,696 customers unable to place calls to 000, more than ten times what the telco originally estimated. During a senate […]

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Optus appeals decision exposing Deloitte report to class action glare
Class Actions 2023-11-27 10:12 am By Christine Caulfield

Optus has lodged an appeal of a judgment that found the teleco could not claim legal professional privilege to shield from a class action a […]

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Optus says ‘no precedent’ to compensate losses from outage
Optus 2023-11-17 4:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The CEO of Optus has denied it has to compensate small businesses who allegedly suffered losses during a nationwide outage that left over ten million […]

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Optus may appeal judgment on Deloitte data breach report
Class Actions 2023-11-17 4:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Optus is considering an appeal of a judgment allowing a class action to access a report from Deloitte into last year’s major data breach, saying […]

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Optus still free to seek confidentiality over parts of Deloitte report in class action, court says
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2023-11-14 1:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a class action against Optus has said there is scope for the teleco to seek redactions of portions of a Deloitte report, […]

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Optus’ claim of privilege over Deloitte report ‘not sustainable’, judge says
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2023-11-10 3:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Optus has lost its fight to keep a class action from accessing a report by Deloitte into last year’s major data breach, with a judge […]

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Optus faces government investigation, Senate inquiry into outage
Telecommunications 2023-11-09 2:59 pm By Sam Matthews

The federal government has announced a review into a nationwide Optus outage that left millions of customers without coverage and affected triple zero calls. On […]

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Judge says Optus CEO’s statement on Deloitte report raises doubts about privilege claim
Class Actions 2023-09-14 11:39 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has questioned an argument by Optus that a report by Deloitte into a major data breach was protected by privilege, saying a press […]

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OAIC taken to court in battle to run Optus class action-style complaint
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2023-09-14 11:13 pm By Sam Matthews

The OAIC has been dragged to court by the law firm that filed a class action-style complaint over the massive Optus data breach, after the […]

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Class action wants Deloitte report into Optus data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2023-08-09 1:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A class action against Optus over a cyberattack that left the data of up to 10 million customers exposed is seeking access to an independent […]

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