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.

Quote: Stephane Nappo “A weak digital security can jeopardize a robust physical safety.”

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.

Australian Security Incident Timeline 2019

TGI Fridays Delivers Customer Indigestion Over Data Exposure | Threatpost

September
Millions of Australians’ sensitive medical images, data left openly accessible | iTnews
‘Detailed and graphic’: Clinic faxes patients’ highly sensitive medical histories to wrong number | SMH
Online fraud syndicate – Woman arrested and millions allegedly siphoned | 9 News
Data breach may affect 50,000 Australian university students using ‘Get’ app | The Guardian
Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter’s office in privacy breach over draft religious discrimination bill email | The Australian
August
Aussie banks warn customers after fresh PayID data breach | iTnews
Northern Territory School children’s data exposed to cyber security threats due to education department oversight | ABC Australia
Sensitive personal data of hundreds of visa applicants accidentally leaked in email mishap | ABC News Australia
‘Shocking’ myki privacy breach for millions of users in data release | ABC News (Australia)
WA Officer David Snowball illegally accessed police computer to protect partner’s massage business | ABC News (Australia)
TAFE NSW staff details stolen after computer systems allegedly hacked | 9News
Thousands of Australian medical histories exposed in data breach | SMH
July
Thieves steal laptops with 30 years of data from University of Western Australia | iTnews
NAB reveals 13,000-person data breach at 6PM Friday | iTnews
MYOB in payslip privacy bungle | iTnews
Australia Post told to improve cyber security practices | iTnews
Police officer facing computer hacking charges | ARN
June
Sydney headquartered MEGT data breach exposed students passport details, education data | Computerworld
Aussie ‘hacker’ jailed for unauthorised access and insider trading | ZDNet
CBA to ‘substantially’ overhaul privacy under OAIC undertaking | iTnews
NSW unis facing significant cyber risks | Technology Decisions
Electronic medical records locked down as cyber-hackers target hospitals | Nine News
Geraldton’s Nagle Catholic College swept up in cyber attack targeting parent banking details | The West Australian
Specsavers says Qld customers’ private medical information may have been compromised | ABC News (Australia)
Fears customer details stolen in Geelong Port cyber attack | Infrastructure Magazine
Australian Catholic University staff details stolen in fresh data breach | SMH
ANU says ‘sophisticated operator’ stole data in new cyber breach | SMH
Almost 100,000 Australians’ private details exposed in attack on Westpac’s PayID | SMH
Aussie fashion e-tailer Princess Polly suffers data breach | iTnews
May
Australian tech unicorn Canva suffers security breach | ZDNet
Govt IT contractor charged over cryptocurrency mining – Security | iTnews
Vic public health ‘highly vulnerable’ to Singapore-like data breach | iTnews
Australian Defence Force investigating a potential data breach | 7 NEWS Australia
WA guns database sprayed over integrity issues | iTnews
Australian cyber lead impersonated in remote access scam | iTnews
April
Australian Auto Trade Show Sparks International Incident | Auto Expert John Cadogan
Australian TicTocTrack Smartwatch Flaws Can Be Abused to Track Kids | ThreatPost
March
Sydney man charged over Netflix, Spotify credential-stuffing, stolen accounts | iTnews
Credit cards cancelled as Kathmandu reveals online store hacked | iTnews
February
Landmark White home loan details of 100,000 customers hacked in major data breach | Brisbane Times
Cyber-security breach at Federal Parliament prompts security agency investigation | ABC News Australia
Chinese national charged with downloading AMP customers’ personal documents | ABC News Australia
Bunnings exposed staff performance database | iTnews
Officer used police computer network to stalk dozens of potential Tinder dates | ABC News Australia
January
Cyber security official downloaded animated child porn on secure network | SMH
NSW Policeman sent intimate photos from arrested woman’s phone to other officers via Facebook | SMH
AusTender becomes latest bait for phishers | iTnews
Fisheries Qld blames bad update for password ‘fault’ | iTnews
Yet another Qld cop charged with hacking, One of four to face charges since December | iTnews
First National ‘dealing with authorities’ after reported information leak | ZDNet
Hack spam sent via Australian hazard alert service | iTnews
Victorian Government employees’ details stolen in data breach | ABC News (Australia)
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