Incident: Thousands of Optus mobile numbers mistakenly published in White Pages | Brisbane Times

Incident: Thousands of Optus mobile numbers mistakenly published in White Pages | Brisbane Times

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: October 25 2019

Australian Privacy Breach: Thousands of Optus mobile numbers mistakenly published in White Pages

Tens of thousands of Australian Optus customers have had their mobile phone numbers and addresses mistakenly published online.

Source: Thousands of Optus mobile numbers mistakenly published in White Pages | Brisbane Times
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Optus has told nearly 50,000 customers that their name, address, mobile and home phone numbers were wrongly published in the White Pages, run by Sensis, against the customers’ wishes.

“As soon as this issue was discovered, we contacted Sensis to remove your details from their online website directory, operator-directory assistance and any future printed editions of the directories. However, your details may still remain printed in older versions of the White Pages,” Optus

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