Incident: Hack spam sent via Australian hazard alert service | iTnews

Incident: Hack spam sent via Australian hazard alert service | iTnews

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: January 07 2019

Early Warning Network, a NSW company providing weather, fire and other alerts to councils and others, had a login compromised and used by an unknown party to make threats about customer security.

Users reported receiving a spam text message on Saturday that read, “EWN has been hacked. Your personal data is not safe. Trying to fix the security issues”.

Source: Hack spam sent via Australian hazard alert service

About The Author

Steven Kirby

I provide independent and practical consultancy services through raising awareness and fostering the energy for change that delivers improved business management of information security governance, risk and compliance.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

More Australian News

View my Flipboard Magazine.

Click on the image for more

Dad's Password
Shares
Share This