Northern Minerals Limited Data Breach


Northern Minerals Limited, a mineral exploration and development company, have been targeted in a suspected cyber-attack.

NSW Government acknowledges that Northern Minerals Limited is the subject of a data breach, and exfiltrated data from their systems have been published on the dark web.

Northern Minerals became aware of the data breach in late March 2024 of the breach.

In line with the Company’s governance practices and protocols, Northern Minerals immediately notified external stakeholders including the Australian Cyber Security Centre and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

In addition, Northern Minerals Limited engaged appropriate legal, technical and cyber security specialists to assist with the investigation.

The exfiltrated data included corporate, operational and financial information and some details relating to current and former personnel and some shareholder information.

The process of notifying relevant impacted individuals is underway and ongoing.

If you are a stakeholder and have any enquiries, you can contact Northern Minerals Limited at: 08 9481 2344

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If you believe your personal information has been stolen, used, breached, or accessed without your knowledge or consent, or anyone impacted by this unfortunate event, contact ID Support NSW.

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