Incident: A major hack at one of NSW’s largest drug rehabilitation services, Adele House has left hundreds of patients at risk | The Australian

Australian Medical Data Breach November 2019: A hack at one of NSW’s largest drug rehabilitation services, Adele House has left hundreds of patients at risk.

Incident: Two Sydney women charged over $500,000 BEC scam | iTnews

Australian Cyber Crime November 2019: Two Sydney women have been charged over their alleged involvement in a $500,000 business email compromise scam.

NZ Incident: Financial Markets Authority apologises for privacy breach | FMA

NZ Privacy Breach 7 November 2019. New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority apologises for privacy breach where complaints documents were potentially accessible via internet.

Incident: Hobart man pleads guilty to stalking and controlling ex-girlfriend’s car with his computer | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Cyber Stalking November 2019: Hobart man pleads guilty to stalking and controlling ex-girlfriend’s car with his computer. He downloaded and set up an online application that gave him control over the stop and start function of his ex-lover’s car and allowed him to track her movements.

Incident: Monash IVF patients receive bogus emails after ‘malicious cyber attack’ on fertility company | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Medical Data Breach and Cyber Fraud November 2019: Australian medical group Monash IVF patients receive bogus emails after ‘malicious cyber attack’ on fertility company.

Quote: Edward Snowden “It is not data that is being exploited, it’s people that are people exploited.”

Security Quote: Edward Snowden “Data isn’t harmless, data isn’t abstract when it’s about people. Almost all the data being collected today is about people. It is not data that is being exploited, it’s people that are people exploited. It’s not data in networks being influences or manipulated, it is you being manipulated.”

Incident: Cyber criminals hack Perth Anaesthetic Group hospital and steal patients’ personal information in terrifying security breach | Daily Mail Australia

Australian DataBreach CyberCrime November 2019: Cyber criminals hack Perth Anaesthetic Group hospital and steal patients’ personal information in terrifying security breach. Several patients were sent fake invoices from the hackers demanding payments.

Incident: Victorian man arrested over multiple DDoS attacks | iTnews

Australian DDoS Attack Arrest October 2019: Victorian man arrested over multiple DDoS attacks against a telecommunications business and a large shopping complex.

Incident: Thousands of Optus mobile numbers mistakenly published in White Pages | Brisbane Times

Australian Privacy Breach Incident October 2019: Tens of thousands of Australian Optus customers have had their mobile phone numbers and addresses mistakenly published online.

Incident: 7-Eleven fuel app data breach exposes users’ personal details | The Guardian

Australian App Privacy Breach October 2019: 7-Eleven fuel app data breach exposes users’ personal details, users were able to see other customers’ data, including names, dates of birth and mobile numbers.

Incident: Cyber scare shuts down hospital IT systems in rural north-east Victoria | Brisbane Times

Australian Virus/Malware Incident October 2019: Australian Virus/Malware Incident October 2019: A number of rural Victorian health services in the state’s north-east were forced to shut down their IT systems due to a malware virus.

Incident: Doctor, patient details allegedly stolen in CSL Behring Australia espionage scandal | SMH

Australian Former Employee Data Breach 18 October 2019: CSL Behring has filed a lawsuit against a former employee, claiming he stole sensitive information with the intention of passing it on to his new company Pharming.

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ACORN Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network
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The Australian Cyber Security Centre has implemented an improved way for you to report cybercrime. The Cyber Issue Reporting System replaced the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) on 30 June 2019

Business Website Address: http://www.acorn.gov.au/
ASCS Australian Cyber Security Centre
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Short Business Description: The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), part of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), leads the Australian Government’s efforts to improve cyber security, as part of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).
– monitor cyber threats across the globe 24 hours a day, seven days a week so we can alert Australians early on what to do.
– provide advice and information about how to protect yourself and your business online. When there is a cyber security incident, we provide clear and timely advice to individuals, small to medium business, big business and critical infrastructure operators.
– work with our business, government and academic partners and experts in Australia and overseas to investigate and develop solutions to cyber security threats.
– have a national footprint of Joint Cyber Security Centres where we collaborate with nearly 200 industry, government and academic partners on current cyber security issues. We also work with law enforcement authorities to fight cybercrime.
Business Website Address: https://www.cyber.gov.au/
Australian National Audit Office (ANAO)
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Short Business Description: The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) is a specialist public sector practice providing a full range of audit and assurance services to the Parliament and Commonwealth public sector entities and statutory bodies.
Business Website Address: https://www.anao.gov.au
Australian Signals Directorate
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Short Business Description: The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) is a vital member of Australia’s national security community, working across the full spectrum of operations required of contemporary signals intelligence and security agencies: intelligence, cyber security and offensive operations in support of the Australian Government and Australian Defence Forces (ADF).
Business Website Address: https://www.asd.gov.au/index.htm
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)
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Short Business Description: The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) is an independent statutory agency within the Attorney General’s portfolio.
Primary functions: Privacy functions, conferred by the Privacy Act 1988, freedom of information functions Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and government information policy functions, conferred under the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 (AIC Act).
Business Website Address: https://www.oaic.gov.au/
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Scamwatch
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Short Business Description: Scamwatch is run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). It provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.