AusCERT loses passwords to Govt service

The Australian Computer Emergency Response Team (AusCERT) has conceded losing a DVD containing the usernames and passwords of subscribers to the Federal Government’s Stay Smart Online Alert Service in the mail.

AusCERT sent the disc — containing usernames, email addresses, passwords and recovery phrases — through Australia Post on April 11 but it was never received as intended by the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy.

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