Sky News Business Editor Ross Greenwood says the Optus hacker seems to have taken down the database containing customers’ released data.
“It seems as though the whole hacking incident is now over,” Mr Greenwood said.
“BreachForums has now come out with the alleged hacker, called ‘optusdata’, who now says that there are simply ‘too many eyes’ on the situation.
“What they’re now saying here is that they will not ‘sale’ the data to anyone.
“For whatever reason, the hacker has decided not to go through with their threat and extort Optus.”
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