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Nova Media Company Discloses Data Breach

December 28, 2018

An Australian Radio station company announced to its users that they have publicly disclosed user information. Users from 2009-2011 were affected, with the type of information stolen changing from user to user. The information ranged from physical addresses, dates of birth, usernames, and hashed passwords. The company made it clear that identification card copies and payment information were not disclosed. The company is working with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and other professionals to find out how many people have accessed the information.

Analyst Notes

Users that find themselves to be affected in this data breach are encouraged to change their password for this website and any other website in which the same or similar variation of password was used. Users should also begin to monitor their credit, making sure no one stole the information and started committing identity fraud.