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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Incident: Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter’s office in privacy breach over draft religious discrimination bill email | The Australian
September 03 2019 Australian Privacy Breach: Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter’s office in privacy breach over draft religious discrimination bill email.
August 29 2019 Australian Privacy Breach: TGI Fridays Australia restaurant chain warns loyalty reward program member of exposed data incident – Unsecured S3 bucket.
August 21 2019: Banks have started warning customers of a fresh data breach involving PayID records that was reported to new payments platform overseer NPP Australia. Client-side technical issue’ blamed for latest disclosure.
Incident: Sensitive personal data of hundreds of visa applicants accidentally leaked in email mishap | ABC News Australia
Privacy Breach August 15 2019: The personal health information of 317 people applying for Australian visas was accidentally emailed to a member of the general public, an ABC investigation has revealed.