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Incident: NSW police to investigate after leaking emails of people who complained about pepper spray at Black Lives Matter rally | The Guardian

Australian Email Privacy Breach August 2020: NSW police to investigate after leaking emails of people who complained about pepper spray at Black Lives Matter rally. Police say they launched an internal investigation after more than 150 people had email addresses leaked, but victims of leaks say they are yet to be contacted.

Incident: ‘Unforgivable’: The privacy breach that exposed sensitive details of WA’s virus fight | WAtoday

Australian Medical Privacy Breach July 2020: 'Unforgivable': Privacy breach exposed sensitive details of WA's virus fight on a public website. The breach also impacted St John Ambulance, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services and the Department of Justice. The leak was traced back to Vodafone pager service.

  • Australian Audit Report 2019
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Incident: Updated Citrix Bug – Fears private details of Australian Defence Force members compromised in database hack | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Cyber Attack March 2020: A highly sensitive military database containing the personal details of tens of thousands of Australian Defence Force (ADF) members was shut down for 10 days due to fears it had been hacked.

Incident: Specsavers – Adelaide optometrist struck off register after tampering with hundreds of glasses prescriptions | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Insider Threat September 2020. Specsavers - Adelaide optometrist struck off register after tampering with hundreds of glasses prescriptions. Investigations revealed somebody had "systematically" altered the prescriptions using the optometrist's login details.

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