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  • CRT Alert 014/2021

    Member data exposed online

    You may have seen in the media a recent cyber-attack involving Frontier Software and a large employer where employee information has been exposed online. The personal information accessed in the cyber-attack may also have involved superannuation information.

    We are aware of this attack and are working with the Frontier Software and security experts to determine the extent of the employee data exposed and will apply protective controls on individual ATO records as required.

    A media releaseExternal Link relating to this cyber-attack has been published by the SA Government on their website - www.sa.gov.auExternal Link

    When more information is available that we can share with the industry we will provide a further update.

    We encourage funds to be extra vigilant on changes to member accounts, new rollover requests, benefit payments or broader activity that may be out of pattern for your members.

    If you receive calls from your members concerned about the security of their personal information or the wider impact of identity theft, they can be referred to IDCAREExternal Link on 1800 595 160. IDCARE provide free and confidential support to victims of data breaches and identity theft.

      Last modified: 17 Dec 2021QC 67565