35,000 Telstra customers' personal information has been stolen
35,000 Telstra Bigpond GameArena and Game Shop customers’ personal information has been stolen with their user names, email addresses and encrypted passwords all being downloaded by hackers.
This isn’t the first time Telstra has been trouble over security issues. In December last year, 800,000 customer records were made available to the public through an internal tool that was not properly secured.
The company has reset the passwords of every customer “as a precaution” despite the passwords being encrypted.
Do you trust companies with your personal information or are failures in security becoming too common an occurrence?
Read the original article Hackers hit Telstra site at The Age website
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