Sep 242017
 
 September 24, 2017  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

I posted this one on DataBreaches.net, but think it’s also worth posting here as a reminder that bizarre events can result in your personal info going to total strangers. And if that did happen, what might be the consequences?

Richard McLeish reports:

Personal SMS messages of Telstra customers were sent to random recipients on competing networks across Australia on Thursday afternoon in a huge potential security breach for the telco.

Unwitting phone users across Australia took to Twitter to express confusion about receiving random SMS messages from about 3pm.

Read more on The Esperance Express.

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