[Weekly Security News] Australia’s second largest network telecommunications company Optus has been hit by major cyber attacks

Weekly Cybersecurity News_Sept30

September 30, 2022

1. Australia’s second largest network telecommunications company Optus has been hit by major cyber attacks

Australia’s second-largest wireless network company Optus announced their sensitive personal data for more than 10 million customers was damaged due to a major cyber attack. The company’s services were not affected however customer sensitive personal details were taken in a hack. As the company said, Australian authorities are currently supporting effective investigations into the attack.

Source: Cybersecurity Dive, Reuters

 

2. Bangladesh Hacktivist Group targeting Indian Government Websites

Bangladesh Hacktivist Group targeting Indian government websites for DDoS attacks has recently been revealed by an AI-based threat detection company. The company expressed concern that such attacks could compromise sensitive data and security confidentiality on its website, and could further expand the website’s vulnerability to cyberattacks.

Source: CNBC 

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