Telstra Partially Shutters Website To Combat Data Breach

Law360, New York (December 9, 2011, 8:47 PM EST) -- Telstra Corp. Ltd. shuttered parts of its website Friday in an attempt to repair a data breach that reportedly exposed internal customers' files on a public area of its site.

The telecommunications company, which was probed by regulators after a 2010 data breach, accidentally allowed public access to an internal search page meant for use by Telstra customer service agents, according to a Friday report by The Advertiser, an Adelaide, Australia-based newspaper.

The breach exposed customers' usernames, passwords, account numbers, and information about the customers' broadband...
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