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

NZ Medical Data Breach 8 October 2019. New Zealand’s Tū 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.

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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.

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Audit: Australia Post told to improve cyber security practices | iTnews

July 04 2019: Australia Post told to improve cyber security practices. Auditor says risk aren’t being managed “effectively”.

Incident: ‘Scotty Doesn’t Know’: PM’s website plays lewd song after internet prank takeover | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: October 19 2018 A prankster claims credit for a takeover of Scott Morrison's web domain, hosting an image of the PM along with an obscene pop-punk song about a teenage love affair called Scotty Doesn't Know. In a...

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

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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.

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