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Authorities have apprehended a 46-year-old man in connection with a suspected data breach impacting members and patrons of at least 17 licensed clubs across New South Wales and the ACT. The breach involved the unauthorized disclosure of personal information, including details of prominent government officials. Cybercrime detectives are collaborating with state and federal agencies to investigate the reported leak.

The IT provider Outabox is actively engaging with law enforcement to ascertain the specifics of the incident. Implicated licensed clubs, such as Breakers Country Club and Central Coast Leagues Club, are diligently working on notifying individuals affected by the breach.

Efforts to mitigate potential identity theft risks are underway, with a focus on encouraging vigilance against possible scams. Club members are advised to exercise caution when dealing with unfamiliar emails or texts.

The situation underscores the importance of data security and the need for swift action to address breaches effectively. Authorities are committed to ensuring the safety and privacy of individuals impacted by this incident.


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Article Title: Cybercrime detectives arrest man following alleged data breach involving more than 1 million NSW clubs customer records
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