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Labor Demands Explanation Over Alleged NDIS Portal Shutdown

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Labor is demanding the federal government explain the ramifications of a privacy breach which allegedly saw an temporary shutdown of the National Disability Insurance Scheme online portal. 

As reported by the Australian, a security flaw in the portal allowed fraudulent operators to “search random numbers” and “bring up private information” of people with disability and steal thousands of dollars.

The National Disability Insurance Agency issued a notice of “enhancement” on their payments portal on Thursday night, and posted a memo apologising for any inconvenience it may have caused for users.

 

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Author: Maggie Coggan

Dated: Monday, 10th September 2018

Website: Probono Australia

URL: https://probonoaustralia.com.au/


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