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 November 23, 2010  Breaches, Non-U.S.

Ben Grubb reports:

Telstra has admitted to breaching the privacy of some of its customers only after being contacted by this website.

“Most, if not all, affected customers (less than 3000) have been rung over the past week or so,” said Telstra spokesman Craig Middleton.

Those affected were using Telstra’s Tribe service, a platform which aggregates social media including Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Some customers’ social networking sites that were accessed using Tribe could be accessed by other Tribe customers, Telstra said.

After being contacted by this website, Telstra published a blog post announcing the breach.

Read more in the Sydney Morning Herald.

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