Medicare cards likely nabbed through access compromise: Tudge

Confidential briefing given to peak doctors body.

The anonymous vendor selling Medicare card data on the dark web likely obtained the details through a compromise of legitimate access credentials, Human Services minister Alan Tudge has indicated.

The Guardian yesterday revealed that an unknown individual was offering any Australian’s Medicare card data for around A$29 per file, once the target’s full name and date of birth are provided.

The vendor claims to have exploited a “vulnerability

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