Irate NBN chief blasts Australian media over hack arrest

The head of the company rolling out the National Broadband Network has responded angrily to security concerns sparked by the alleged hacking of one the network’s providers, accusing the media of distorting the story.A man was arrested yesterday in New South Wales over the hacking of one of the NBN’s contracted providers, Platform Networks.The Australian Federal Police say further arrests over the incident are likely.But chief executive of NBN Co, Michael Quigley, told The World Today that any report stating the National Broadband Network’s security had been compromised is false.”I want to be very clear if I can with your listeners – the NBN was not hacked, it has not been compromised, it has not been placed at risk and our security hasn’t been breached,” he said.To read this ABC News report in full, see:
www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-28/nbn-chief-blasts-media-over-hacking-coverage/2814582

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