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Australia unveils joint cyber police taskforce to ‘hunt down’ hackers

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Sydney, AustraliaReuters Australia on Saturday formalised a new cyber-policing model in a stepped-up effort to “hunt down” cyber criminal syndicates, following recent hacks impacting millions of Australians. Australia’s biggest health insurer, Medibank Private Ltd, last month was hit by a massive cyber attack, as Australia grapples with a rise in damaging hacks. ILLUSTRATION: Reuters/Dado Ruvic/Illustration […]

Australian police seek to protect 10,000 customers after Optus hack

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Sydney, Australia Reuters Australian authorities said on Friday they have commenced an operation to protect the personal information of 10,000 people whose data may have been shared online after a cyber attack on Optus, the country’s second-largest telco. The efforts come three days after an unidentified person posted online that they had released personal details […]