The details of customers who should have remained unlisted were made available via Telstra’s directory services. CFO Michael Ackland blamed the breach on a ‘misalignment of databases’.
There was no password protection nor encryption to stop people accessing personal data stored on a server run by one of the founders of app firm AI.type.
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The Australian telco says the customer made the initial mistake, but they debited the customer’s bank account after assuring him they would not.
Security expert Brian Krebs reported that a complete database of Verizon Enterprise customers can be purchased for USD100,000.
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