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  Thursday July 26, 2012

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In breaking news, AAPT has confirmed a suspected breach of business customer data from servers held at Melbourne IT. Stay tuned to iTnews for the latest.

-- James Hutchinson


by Juha Saarinen, James Hutchinson, July 26 2012

Anonymous' victim ISP revealed.

AAPT has confirmed a breach of systems held at an external service provider that saw some of the telco's "business customer data" compromised.

The telco told iTnews this morning that it was investigating if a potential data breach, after hacking group Anonymous threatened to release 40 GB of data from an Australian internet service provider.

Some 3.5 GB of data is alleged to be from AAPT.

"It was brought to our attention by our service provider, Melbourne IT, at approximately 9.30pm last night that there had been a security incident and unauthorised access...


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