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
More reports from iTnews
More incidents relating to Charities and not for Profit
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”.