Medibank hackers announce ‘case closed’ and dump huge data file on dark web

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The hackers had previously told Medibank in communications prior to the data dump that they were able to extract around 200GB of customer files compressed to 5GB. Guardian Australia has not verified the files, but the file size and the comments on Thursday indicate it could be the full amount of information the hackers took from the Australian health insurer. Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundupPrior to then, 123 customer claims associated with terminating pregnancies, mental health issues, and drug and alcohol use were posted on the blog, along with hundreds of customers’ personal details.

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