Incident: CBA customers’ medical data exposed in potential privacy breach | ABC News (Australia)

Incident: CBA customers’ medical data exposed in potential privacy breach | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 03 2018

The Commonwealth Bank is urgently investigating a potential data breach that may have given its staff access to customers’ sensitive medical information.

Medical information supplied by an unknown number of customers to CommInsure was made available to other arms of the bank, including to staff who decide whether to approve or decline loan applications.

Source: CBA customers’ medical data exposed in potential privacy breach

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