Karl Stefanovic has slammed Optus for being too ‘slow’ in responding to Australia’s largest ever privacy breach.
His comments come after a mysterious hacker leaked the personal details of 10,000 innocent customers, before apologising and deleting the trove of data they stole.
The Today Show host said the breach was a ‘massive safety concern’ and slammed the telco for taking three days to notify affected customers personally.
‘The fact that Optus was so slow on to it in the first place, the fact that this person is now targeting innocent Australians, is abhorrent to me,’ he said.
‘The fact that we can’t do anything about it is even worse and the fact that we haven’t got legislation around this, at this point in time, get on to it fast, and the Australian Government needs to act on this right now.
‘But right now, 10,000 Australians have their details, their private details, on the public record, able to be used for any kind of crime.
Stefanovic said it made him ‘rage’ after learning it…