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Attention Nissan customers in Australia and New Zealand! Your personal information may have been compromised in a cyberattack back in December.

Nissan has confirmed that a cyber incident impacted its corporate and financial services in the region, potentially affecting up to 100,000 customers. The company is currently contacting those affected.

The bad news:

  • Up to 10% of affected individuals may have had government information stolen, including Medicare cards, driver’s licenses, passports, and tax file numbers.
  • The remaining 90% may have had other personal information compromised, such as loan documents, employment details, or dates of birth.

Nissan is offering support to affected individuals, including:

  • Free credit monitoring for 12 months
  • Access to identity protection services
  • Reimbursement for replacing stolen government IDs

Here’s what you can do:

  • If you’re a Nissan customer in Australia or New Zealand, be on the lookout for a notification from the company.
  • The notification will detail what information of yours was compromised and the steps you can take to protect yourself.
  • Consider enrolling in free credit monitoring to stay alert for any suspicious activity.

Nissan apologizes for any inconvenience caused and is committed to helping those affected.

This incident highlights the importance of cybersecurity. Be cautious about your personal information online and consider using identity protection services.