iiNet data breach investigation

26 June 2015
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Privacy Commissioner investigates alleged iiNet data breach

26 June 2015

The Australian Privacy Commissioner has opened an investigation into an alleged data breach involving iiNet subsidiary Westnet. The data breach allegedly occurred after a hacker compromised a database containing the personal information of some Westnet customers, and offered the information for sale online.

iiNet is cooperating with the OAIC’s enquiries. The OAIC will publish a further statement at the conclusion of its investigation.

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