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Incident: Victoria Police allegedly use LEAP database to pursue, stalk, harass women prompting calls for inquiry | ABC News Australia

Australian Privacy Incident December 2022: Victoria Police allegedly use LEAP database to pursue, stalk, and harass women prompting calls for an inquiry. In the past five years, there have been complaints against 178 police for misusing LEAP.

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Incident: Telstra apologises for accidentally publishing data of thousands of customers online | ABC News Australia

Australian Data Handling Incident December 2022: Telstra apologises for accidentally publishing data of thousands of customers online. Names, numbers and addresses of some unlisted customers released online.

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Incident: Legal Aid ACT refuses to pay ‘not insignificant’ ransom to hackers who stole data of Canberra domestic violence survivors | ABC News Australia

Australian Cyber Attack November 2022: Technology group providing services to Victorian government departments hit by a cyber attack. The company says hackers have revealed a sample “of what is believed to be stolen data”

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Incident: Technology group providing services to Victorian government departments hit by cyber attack | ABC News Australia

Australian Cyber Attack November 2022: Technology group providing services to Victorian government departments hit by a cyber attack. The company says hackers have revealed a sample “of what is believed to be stolen data”

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Incident: APA, Viterra caught up in Frontier ransomware attack | iTnews

Australian Ransomware November 2022: Infrastructure operator APA Group, and agribusiness Viterra caught up in Frontier ransomware attack. Other previously unreported incidents, Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation and Workskil Australia.

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Incident: Ransomware attack on Dialog also took down defence app ForceNet | iTWire

Australian Defence Ransomware Incident October 2022: Ransomware attack on Dialog also took down Australian Department of Defence service ForceNet. An Agenda ransomware attack hit a communications platform used by the Department of Defence.

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Incident: Australian Clinical Labs accused of ‘sitting on’ hack that saw patient data posted to the dark web | ABC News Australia

Australian Medical Privacy Breach October 2022: Australian Clinical Labs subsidiary Medlab Pathology, accused of ‘sitting on’ hack that saw patient data posted to the dark web. ACL says it first learned of the attack in February but believed no data was stolen

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Incident: Australian strata company SSKB breached | iTnews

Australian Ransomware Attack, 28 October 2022: Gold Coast Australian: Strata management firm SSKB is the latest company to fall victim to a ransomware attack. Attackers’ posted a ransom demand and claimed to have stolen 200GB of data.

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Incident: EnergyAustralia portal compromised, details of 323 customers leaked | iTWire

Australian Energy Utility Incident October 2022. Electricity and gas retailer EnergyAustralia has disclosed a breach of its MyAccount platform. The company says affected 323 small business and residential customers and was automated through use of a password bot.

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Incident: Vinomofo data breach: 500,000 customers at risk after wine dealer hit by cyber-attack | The Guardian

Australian Retail Data Breach Incident October 2022: Wine dealer Vinomofo data breach: 500,000 customers at risk after wine dealer hit by cyber-attack. At risk of exposure are the names, dates of birth, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and genders of customers.

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Incident: Singtel-owned IT services provider Dialog hit by Windows ransomware | iTWire

Australian Ransomware Attack October 2022: Singtel-owned Australian-based IT services provider Dialog hit by Windows ransomware. The attack on Dialog was carried out using the Agenda ransomware that runs only on Windows systems

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Incident: Leading fruit, veg grower Costa Group leaks data after phishing attack | iTWire

Australian Phishing Incident October 2022: The Costa Group, Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables, has been hit by “a malicious and sophisticated IT phishing attack”. The attack could have resulted in passport, bank and superannuation details being leaked, as also tax file numbers.

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Incident: WA Arts and Culture Trust discloses potential data breach | CRN Australia

Australian Arts Privacy Breach July 2022: Western Australia Arts and Culture Trust discloses potential data breach in it SaaS digital marketing platform. The vendor WordFly revealed it has been offline since 10 Jul.

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Audit: Vic privacy watchdog uncovers third-party infosec risks at four agencies | iTnews

Australian Audit Report July 2022: Victorian privacy watchdog uncovers third-party infosec risks at four agencies. Agencies only partially effective at ensuring that third parties are securing public sector information.

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