Australian Charity Data Breach, 05 February 2021

Oxfam Australia investigates suspected data breach

Allegedly impacted the data of 1.7 million supporters

Company Statement: Oxfam Australia’s investigation into a suspected data incident as at 5 February 2021
Source: Oxfam Australia investigates suspected data breach | iTnews
Source: Oxfam Australia investigates data breach after database sold online | BleepingComputer
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The charity said in a statement on Thursday that it was alerted to the “data incident” late last week and immediately launched an investigation.

Forensic specialists have been brought to “assist in identifying whether data may have been accessed and any impact on its supporters”.

The matter has also been reported to the Australian Cyber Security Centre and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

In a statement, CEO Lyn Morgain said Oxfam Australia was “committed to working with all relevant authorities and experts to determine the facts and respond appropriately”.