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September 28, 2022 37 min

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“Was Optus hacked or did they leave the front door open? What happened, what data was leaked, what should you do, what are the long-term consequences, what lessons we can all learn & privacy best practices?”


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#privacy #optushack #opsec

00:00 Start
00:48 Gordon’s background
05:56 Optus’s front door left open
08:22 What happened?
10:55 What data was leaked?
12:22 What are the consequences?
14:17 What should you do?
17:48 Why did Optus store IDs?
20:00 Was metadata leaked?
21:57 Equifax Protect
24:42 What lessons can be learned?
27:16 Personal risk mitigation
32:01 How about moving to another provider?


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