TPG reveals emails of 15,000 iiNet and Westnet customers exposed in hack

Telecommunications company says hacker searched for customers’ cryptocurrency and financial information

Telecommunications giant TPG has revealed an email-hosting service used by up to 15,000 iiNet and Westnet customers has been breached, with the hacker looking for cryptocurrency and other financial information.

TPG said in a release to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) on Wednesday that cybersecurity firm Mandiant had found evidence of unauthorised access to a Hosted Exchange service used by iiNet and Westnet customers.

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from Data and computer security | The Guardian