June 10, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Personal Information of 130,000 Telstra Customers Published Online in Error

More than 130,000 Telstra customers have had their personal details leaked online due to an internal error.
The telecommunication giant on Dec. 9 said some customer’s names, addresses, and phone numbers were incorrectly listed on the White Pages and Directory Assistance Services websites that the company is responsible for providing.
Telstra said no cyber activity was involved and called it “a result of the misalignment of databases.” No customer account information was included in the error.
“We are removing the identified impacted customer details from the Directory Assistance service and the online version of the White Pages,” Telstra Chief Financial Officer Michael Ackland said in a statement….
Source: The Epoch Times