Optus faces class action after 50k customers’ details sent to White Pages – Security – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Optus is facing a class action lawsuit over the mistaken publication of 50,000 customers’ details in phone directories, which the telco disclosed late last year. Maurice Blackburn Lawyers filed the complaint and said it is “the first class action against a telco seeking compensation for a breach of privacy.” “In what is an important test […]

Facebook bans some anti-lockdown protest pages | Facebook – Blog – Emails

Facebook said on Monday that it was banning users from organizing “events that defy government’s guidance on social distancing”. The company’s decision to selectively enforce state public health orders came amid a spate of rallies protesting against statewide stay-at-home orders in cities cross the US, and it drew condemnation from rightwing supporters of the protest […]

Hackers exploit coronavirus lockdown with fake Netflix and Disney+ pages | Technology – Blog – Emails

More than 700 fake websites mimicking Netflix and Disney+ signup pages have been created seeking to harvest personal information from consumers during the coronavirus lockdown streaming boom. Netflix, which is expected to smash its forecast of 7 million new global subscribers when it reports first-quarter results on Tuesday, is the main target as millions of […]