‘I’ve given out my Medicare number. How worried should I be about the latest Optus data breach?’

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Medicare card numbers are the latest personal details to be exposed as part of the Optus data breach.

Optus has confirmed this affects 14,900 valid Medicare numbers that have not expired, and a further 22,000 expired card numbers.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sept 2022

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