OVER 500,000 CUSTOMERS’ INFORMATION LEAKED.
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About 547,000 customer records were leaked online recently by a disgruntled employee at the Bupa Global division in the UK, with 19,595 Australians amongst those affected. The health insurance provider admitted that the employee had “inappropriately copied and removed some customer information”, like names, dates of birth and contact information, and had “made it available to other parties”. Bupa will be taking legal action against the employee and has been contacting the affected customers to apologise. SS