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Optus data security breach: what should I do to protect myself?

Experts say while ‘there’s no need to panic’, there are steps you can take to ensure you’re not exposed to scams or identity theft

After Optus revealed its massive data security breach on Thursday, customers started receiving emails informing them that their personal information had been accessed.

The telco said that while no financial information or passwords were accessed, the breach has seen customers’ names, dates of birth, email addresses, phone numbers, addresses associated with their account, and details of ID documents such as drivers licence numbers or passport numbers compromised.

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