Despite Freedom of Information requests  from earlier last year It was  finally quietly revealed at the second last day in parliament before Christmas just how bad the HWL Ebsworth data breach has been across all levels of Government.

HWL Ebsworth is the largest commercial law firm in Australia, and has links with over 60 different areas of government  including the Reserve Bank, the ADF the AFP and the Prime Ministers Office.

But we are just finding out the extent of  this huge data hack that had happened some nine months ago

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Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Professor Nigel Phair, Professor of Cyber-Security Monash University

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 16 January 2024