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Incident: Overseas hackers break into Mosman Council database. |The Daily Telegraph

Incident: Overseas hackers break into Mosman Council database. |The Daily Telegraph

Australian Database Hacked, October 20 2020

Overseas hackers break into Sydney’s north shore Mosman Council salary database

A “small amount of money” was siphoned in the incident.

Source: Behind paywall, Overseas hackers break into Mosman Council database. | The Daily Telegraph
More reports from: The Daily Telegraph

A government inquiry into cybersecurity has heard overseas hackers fraudulently obtained salary information of a Mosman Council employee earlier this year. A council spokeswoman said a “small amount of money” was siphoned in the incident which was reported when a staff member did not receive their pay in February.

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