Svitzer employee details stolen in data breach affecting almost half of its Australian employees

The shipping company Svitzer has suffered a significant data breach affecting almost half its Australian employees

It is among the first incidents to be disclosed under Australia’s new notifiable data breaches scheme.

For almost 11 months, emails from three Australian employee email accounts were secretly auto-forwarded outside the company. The perpetrator has not yet been identified.

The hack, which began May 27 last year, affected accounts in finance, payroll and operations.

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Source: ABC News