Medibank

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TPG reveals emails of 15,000 iiNet and Westnet customers exposed in hack
Telecommunications company says hacker searched for customers’ cryptocurrency and financial information

Josh Taylor

14, Dec, 2022 @3:05 AM

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I am a Medibank customer. Am I affected by the cyber-attack? What can I do to protect myself?
Experts suggest using multifactor authentication and telling your bank to put extra security checks in place

Josh Taylor

02, Dec, 2022 @3:08 AM

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Medibank hackers announce ‘case closed’ and dump huge data file on dark web
Medibank confirms it may be the full trove of hundreds of thousands of customers’ private records that were stolen from the health insurer

Josh Taylor

01, Dec, 2022 @1:51 AM

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Is it worth taking out personal cyber insurance in case you are caught up in a data hack?
Experts say investing in identity theft protection may provide peace of mind, but won’t help recover lost information

Josh Taylor

28, Nov, 2022 @11:30 PM

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Medibank hacker blog mysteriously disappears but experts warn it may return
Site posting Medibank customer data from cyber-attack goes offline after publishing 1,500 health claim records on Sunday

Josh Taylor

23, Nov, 2022 @2:17 AM

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Medibank hackers release 1,500 more patient records on dark web, including mental health data
Company says leak includes details on chronic conditions such as heart disease and people with cancer and dementia

Michael McGowan

20, Nov, 2022 @2:48 AM

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Australian companies don’t value keeping our data safe because they have little to lose. Our laws need to change that | George Newhouse and Duncan Fine
Our nation’s data security practices have been so sloppy that recent major data breaches could have been avoided with simple protections

George Newhouse and Duncan Fine

16, Nov, 2022 @11:27 PM

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‘Really poor form’: Medibank yet to contact hundreds of customers with leaked personal data
Health insurer is yet to contact hundreds of customers whose personal details – but not medical information – were posted online

Josh Taylor

16, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Medibank chief defends company’s security processes amid shareholder anger at AGM
Questions about cyber-attack dominate meeting as company says it is contacting 480,000 customers whose health claims were stolen

Josh Taylor

16, Nov, 2022 @3:50 AM

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Medibank mental health data posted on dark web as Russian hackers vow to ‘keep our word’
Group releases file containing hundreds of customer claims as government considers banning ransom payments for cybercrime

Josh Taylor

13, Nov, 2022 @9:39 PM

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Medibank hack: Clare O’Neil says new cybercrime operation will hunt down ‘Russian thugs’
Officials drawn from AFP and the Australian Signals Directorate to form ‘joint standing operation’ against cybercriminal syndicates

Ben Doherty

12, Nov, 2022 @3:47 AM

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Medibank v the hackers: how the health insurer fell to a mass data theft
The discovery of a ransomware attack in October led to weeks of negotiations, culminating in the release of private data on the dark web

Josh Taylor

11, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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