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Police ‘all over’ dark web ransom threat to release 10,000 customer records a day, Optus CEO says

Purported hackers post ultimatum demanding $1m within four days after massive Optus data breach

The chief executive of Optus, Kelly Bayer Rosmarin, says federal police are “all over” a post on the dark web purporting to release 10,000 customer records from the recent data breach and demanding a $1m ransom for the rest.

Rosmarin also told ABC radio the company’s massive security breach was “not as being portrayed”, after the minister for home affairs accused the company of leaving the “window open” for the data to be stolen.

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