back to article iiNet probes WestNet breach

Australian telco iiNet is investigating reports criminals are selling trying to flog online 30,000 customer records swiped from subsidiary Westnet. The breach was reported on Twitter after a security news tweeting service found a user attempting to sell what they said was Westnet's database on an unspecified website. At this …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Nothing to be afraid of

    iiNet has a security "team" of exactly one person. It's good to see that their huge investment in maintaining the security of their customer data has paid off.

    Further, I'm sure we'll have nothing to be concerned about when their mandatory metadata retention obligations kick in, and that our data will receive the best possible protection just like iiNet's existing customer data holdings.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "old data"

    Well then, that's OK, nothing to see here, move along.

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