Thursday, March 29, 2007

Australia: Optus Scrambling to Find Eavesdropping Glitch

Asher Moses writes on

Optus is battling to find the cause of a fault in its network, which allows customers to eavesdrop on others' phone calls.

The issue was originally thought to be limited to the Optus pre-paid mobile service, but readers have subsequently described the issue occurring in Optus' landline network as well.

It has customers fearing their privacy has been compromised.

Reports describing the glitch first appeared on the popular online broadband community, Whirlpool.

More here.

(Props, Pogo Was Right.)


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