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“Was Optus hacked or did they leave the front door open? What happened, what data was leaked, what should you do, what are the long-term consequences, what lessons we can all learn & privacy best practices?”
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00:48 Gordon’s background
05:56 Optus’s front door left open
08:22 What happened?
10:55 What data was leaked?
12:22 What are the consequences?
14:17 What should you do?
17:48 Why did Optus store IDs?
20:00 Was metadata leaked?
21:57 Equifax Protect
24:42 What lessons can be learned?
27:16 Personal risk mitigation
32:01 How about moving to another provider?
* Optus blog: https://optus.com.au/about/media-centre/media-releases/2022/09/optus-notifies-customers-of-cyberattack
* Check your Optus data: https://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/optus_sept_2022_breach
* Email leaked? https://haveibeenpwned.com
* Privacy rule changes: https://reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/australia-plans-privacy-rule-changes-after-optus-cyber-attack-2022-09-26
* Optus’ privacy past: https://zdnet.com/article/optus-gained-exemption-to-store-metadata-unencrypted
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