Optus defends response to data breach


The government has lashed out at Optus for dragging its feet in response to its data breach, by failing to identify affected customers.

Almost a week has passed since the government requested information to further protect Australians’ data, with Optus yet to hand it over.

In a statement to Sky News, Optus defended its efforts to cooperate with the government.

“We have been working very closely with Federal, State and Territory Government agencies to determine which customers are required to take any action,” they said.



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