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Law firm files class action-style complaint against Optus over data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2022-10-07 10:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Optus has been hit with a class action-style complaint over a massive data breach that exposed the personal information of up to 1o million current […]

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Optus to get power to share customer data with banks under regulatory reform
Telecommunications 2022-10-06 11:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rules governing telecommunications companies will be amended in the wake of the Optus data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 10 million customers. […]

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Foxtel loses six-year battle with Cognizant unit over digital download patent
Intellectual Property 2022-10-04 4:31 pm By Sam Matthews

Cable TV giant Foxtel has lost a protracted IP battle with subsidiary of global tech giant Cognizant over a digital download patent for a modern […]

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Mobile network deal with Telstra could lead to TPG price hikes, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-09-30 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

A mobile network sharing agreement between Telstra and TPG is likely to boost the companies’ services to customers but could lead to TPG raising prices, […]

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Government flags tougher privacy laws in wake of Optus breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2022-09-29 5:19 pm By Sam Matthews

The federal government has flagged reforms to Australia’s privacy laws in the wake of a cyberattack that left the data of up to 10 million […]

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Optus woes continue with second law firm investigation over data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2022-09-28 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

As the FBI joins the hunt for the hackers behind last week’s massive data breach at Optus, a second law firm has launched an investigation […]

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Optus faces class action investigation over data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2022-09-26 3:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telecommunications giant Optus may face a class action over a cyberattack that left the data of up to 10 million current and former customers exposed. […]

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Criminal investigation launched into Optus cyberattack
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2022-09-23 11:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A data breach compromising the records of up to 9.8 million Optus customers has been referred to the Australian Federal Police for what the agency […]

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Telstra not liable for ‘sickening’ sexual harassment by employee who stole confidential info
Employment 2022-08-19 3:28 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has found that Telstra cannot be held liable for the sexually harassing conduct of a former employee who allegedly accessed confidential contact information […]

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Telstra to shut down sites amid ACCC concerns about Optus 5G rollout
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-08-03 11:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telstra has agreed to deregister 162 radiocommunications sites after the ACCC expressed concerns the acquisition could stymie competition by hampering the rollout of Optus’ 5G […]

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