NZ Incident: TΕ« Ora Compass Health data breach exposes medical data of one million people | ZDNet

NZ Medical Data Breach 8 October 2019. New Zealand’s TΕ« Ora Compass Health data breach exposes medical data of one million New Zealand residents.

NZ Incident: New Zealand ComCom suffers breach after laptop theft | ZDNet

NZ Laptop Stolen 8 October 2019: New Zealand’s Commerce Commission (ComCom) confidential information on laptop belonging to ‘external provider’ containing over 200 meeting and interview transcripts taken in burglary, which has seen the provider dumped.

Incident: ‘Trusted inside access’: Sydney IT contractor arrested over Landmark White data breach | Brisbane Times

October 02 2019 Sydney Insider Charged: Sydney IT contractor arrested over Landmark White data breach containing property valuations, personal details and driver’s licences of a combined 275,000 individuals.

Audit: Queensland government cyber defences fail ethical hack test | iTnews

Audit Failure 2019: Queensland government cyber defences fail ethical hack test, sensitive information accessed with relative ease.

Incident: Victorian hospitals targeted in ransomware cyber attack | ABC News (Australia)

October 01 2019 Victorian Hospital Ransomware Attack: The scale of a ransomware attack on some of the state’s major regional hospitals that has forced healthcare providers to go offline.

NZ Incident: Auckland Asics store screens hacked to show pornography | Stuff.co.nz

NZ Hacked 29 September 2019: Promotional screens on a central Auckland Asics store were hacked to show pornographic content on Sunday morning.

Incident: Millions of Australians’ sensitive medical images, data left openly accessible | iTnews

September 20 2019 Australian Medical Privacy Breach: Millions of Australians’ sensitive medical images, data left openly accessible. Australian servers alone leaked 50,000 sets of data comprising 2.5 million accounts.

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Incident: ‘Detailed and graphic’: Clinic faxes patients’ highly sensitive medical histories to wrong number | SMH

September 18 2019 Australian Medical Privacy Breach: A Melbourne medical clinic has been inadvertently faxing highly sensitive patient details including mental health and family medical histories to a Greenvale man for at least two years.

Incident: Online fraud syndicate – Woman arrested and millions allegedly siphoned | 9 News

September 18 2019 Australian Cyber Fraud: Millions of dollars have allegedly been siphoned from personal superannuation and share trading accounts as part of a sophisticated online fraud syndicate.

Quote: Stephane Nappo “A weak digital security can jeopardize a robust physical safety.”

Security Quote: Stephane Nappo “A weak digital security can jeopardize a robust physical safety.”

Incident: Data breach may affect 50,000 Australian university students using ‘Get’ app | The Guardian

September 10 2019 Australian Privacy Breach: Estimated 50,000 students using events app Get, previously known as Qnect, may have had their personal data exposed online.

Australian InfoSec Incident Report 2014 Summary

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: 2014

Australian InfoSec Incident Report 2014 Summary

“Obviously there were more than two reports in 2014, I was still learning about balance. I might go back and add a few if there is space between contacts.” – SteveK


Hackers order Queensland businesses to pay up to regain access to their computers.
It is a dilemma facing XLNT Chauffeurs owner Claude Chase, whose computer files were encrypted when he opened a fake email supposedly from the Office of State Revenue in New South Wales.
December 30, 2014. Courier Mail
From: http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/hackers-order-queensland-businesses-to-pay-up-to-regain-access-to-their-computers/story-fnn8dlfs-1227169702038

Catch of the Day reveals three-year old data breach
Daily deals website Catch of the Day last night revealed it had suffered a serious data breach in 2011 that led to customer passwords and a number of credit card details being stolen.
Jul 19, 2014. Allie Coyne, itNews
From: http://www.itnews.com.au/News/390097,catch-of-the-day-reveals-three-year-old-data-breach.aspx

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