Category: Australian InfoSec Incidents 2016
July 7, 2016. POLICE have launched an investigation into an unprecedented cyber attack against a booming digital real estate firm. The company attacked — Box+Dice — is suggesting it could have been launched by vested interests in the state’s multi-billion dollar housing industry.
March 21, 2016. Toowoomba Regional Council candidate, Diane Warr was left dumbfounded after a hacker posted sexually explicit photographs on her personal Facebook page.
March 7, 2016. HACKERS have replaced the Dandenong Plaza website home page with a disturbing image of a Christmas-themed clown.
February 19, 2016. A cybersecurity breach that led to a shut down of communications in the West Australian parliament on Tuesday night has been blamed on an undiscovered virus.
by Steven Kirby | Feb 4, 2016 | ABC News (Australia), Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2016, Cyber Attack Incident, External Penetration Attack, Government Incident, New South Wales, State Government | 0 |
February 4, 2016.. The NSW Government Department of Resources and Energy has revealed that it was the target of a cyber attack in December 2015, during the time several major projects were being considered. This includes the $1.2 billion Shenhua Watermark coal mine, indirectly controlled by the Chinese government — which experts say is a possible source of the attack.
Jan 19, 2016. The Australian federal police accidentally revealed the personal details of an assault victim to the alleged perpetrator, risking the safety of the complainant and his family, according to an AFP risk assessment.
by Steven Kirby | Jan 17, 2016 | Account Compromise Incident, Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2016, Data Handling, Information Redaction, Medical and Health Care, New South Wales, The Register, Unintended Disclosure Incident, User Error | 0 |
Jan 17, 2016. Australian public sector agencies have a persistent problem trying to redact PDFs: this time, the guilty party is the Medical Council of NSW.
A Canberra psychology clinic accidentally reveals clients’ personal details in email | The Canberra Times
by Steven Kirby | Jan 15, 2016 | Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2016, Data Handling, Email, Medical and Health Care, Privacy, Privacy Breach, The Canberra Times, Unintended Disclosure Incident, User Error | 0 |
Jan 15, 2016. A Canberra psychology clinic has apologised after it accidentally shared personal details of hundreds of patients in a group email.