Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 29 2018


Australian media company Nova Entertainment says information it collected from listeners during 2009 to 2011 has been publicly disclosed.

The information disclosed may include names, gender, dates of birth, addresses, emails and phone numbers and user account details such as user names and passwords, which are protected by a security technique, known as ‘hashing’.

The company owns radio stations Smooth FM, Nova 96.9 in Sydney, Nova 100 in Melbourne, Nova 106.9 in Brisbane, Nova 93.7 in Perth and Nova 919 in Adelaide.

Source: Nova admits listener information has been leaked