A media company Nova Entertainment said that the information they collected from listeners in Australia is compromised which they obtained throughout two years. The company spokesperson said that they recently became aware that the information of the personal data breach of the listeners from May 2009 to October 2011 and they are in the process of contacting those affected individuals.
The CEO of Nova Entertainment said, “We have notified the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner of this incident, and we are in the process of contacting law enforcement bodies,”
The information compromised includes names, gender, date of births, email and phone numbers. The passwords are not visible in the plain text, but still, there is a risk that they can be decrypted.
Nova is asking the affected to change their credentials for the email account associated with them and all other online accounts.
Nova claims that no information other than copies of identity documentation or financial information was disclosed. The company is also notifying the affected individuals the steps which they have taken under the GDPR and the precautions.