Incident: Another child protection privacy breach names more than 30 kids in care | The Standard
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: January 24 2017
Victoria’s child protection department has accidentally released information about dozens of children in foster care while under investigation by the state’s privacy commissioner.
A DHHS caseworker sent a spreadsheet to a Melbourne foster carer showing details of multiple expenses that had been claimed for children in out-of-home care. It identified more than 30 vulnerable children.