ACCC blames premature TPG merger rejection reveal on unpatched CMS | iTnews

ACCC blames premature TPG merger rejection reveal on unpatched CMS | iTnews

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: May 16 2019

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has pinned the blame for its embarrassing premature disclosure of the TPG and Vodafone Australia merger rejection on an as yet unspecified glitch in its website content management system, which the regulator says has now been patched.

Source: ACCC blames premature TPG merger rejection reveal on unpatched CMS – Cloud – Security – Software – Telco/ISP – iTnews

Brisbane: Hackers inflate underperforming foreign students’ test scores | SBS News

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 20 2017

A Brisbane college for foreign students has called in cyber crime detectives after hackers got into its computer system and changed pupils’ academic scores.

Source: Hackers inflate underperforming foreign students’ test scores

Australia police accidentally broadcast arrest plans on social media | Yahoo 7

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 19 2017

Sydney (AFP) – Australian police accidentally broadcast on social media details of an operation to arrest a suspected North Korean agent — three days before he was taken into custody, media reported Wednesday.

Source: Australia police accidentally broadcast arrest plans on social media

Queensland law firms lose millions to hackers in ‘highly-sophisticated’ email scam | Brisbane Times

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 17 2017

At least two Queensland law firms have lost several million dollars after falling victim to a “highly sophisticated” email scam, prompting an urgent warning from the Queensland Law Society.

QLS president Christine Smyth said at least one of the firms that had been hit by the scam was on the Gold Coast, with both legal practitioners and clients having lost out.

Source: Queensland law firms lose millions to hackers in ‘highly-sophisticated’ email scam

Twitter hack: Joe Hockey’s account liked tweet calling PM Malcolm Turnbull a ‘cranky prick’ | news.com.au

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 12 2017

THE Australian Federal Police is not yet investigating Joe Hockey’s claim that his twitter account was hacked, despite two similar cases affecting high-profile politicians in the past month.

Source: Twitter hack: Joe Hockey’s account liked tweet calling PM Malcolm Turnbull a ‘cranky prick’

‘Significant amount’ of sensitive security data stolen in Perth Airport hacking | The West Australian

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 11 2017

A skilled hacker in Vietnam stole sensitive data and building plans from Perth Airport after breaking into its computer systems.

Source: ‘Significant amount’ of sensitive security data stolen in Perth Airport hacking | The West Australian