Incident: Data#3 says it has been hit by a non-notifiable cyber incident | ZDNet

Incident: Data#3 says it has been hit by a non-notifiable cyber incident | ZDNet

Australian Cyber Incident: August 27 2020

Data#3 says it has been hit by a non-notifiable cyber incident

Company has made contact with 28 of its impacted customers and says its ongoing operations are fine.

Company Statement: Data#3 Statement
Source: Data#3 says it has been hit by a non-notifiable cyber incident.
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Australian IT vendor Data#3 informed the ASX on Thursday that it had experienced what it dubbed as a “cyber incident”.

“Data#3 Limited advises that it has experienced a cybersecurity network incident, involving an overseas third party, which is currently under investigation,” the company said.

Data#3 added its current advice said the event did not need reporting to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, as required by Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme for breaches that are likely to result in “serious harm” [SK-“Sigh…”]. However, the incident was clearly deemed significant enough to inform the stock market.

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