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Hackers dump Australian health data online, declare ‘case closed’

The Hindu

December 01, 2022 08:06 am | Updated 08:09 am IST – SYDNEY

The hackers leaking stolen Australian health records to the dark web on Thursday appeared to end their extortion attempt by dumping a final batch of data online and declaring: “Case closed.”

In November the hackers demanded health insurer Medibank pay U.S. $9.7 million to keep the records off the internet — or one dollar for each of the company’s impacted customers, which included Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

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