Australian Information Security Incident Reported: February 01 2019
A former long-serving police officer has been jailed for six months for illegally accessing the personal details of almost 100 women to determine if they were “suitable” dates.
A 28-year veteran of WA Police and was nominated as police officer of the year in 2011.
The former senior constable pleaded guilty to 180 charges of using a secure police database to access the information of 92 women he had met, or interacted with, on dating websites including Tinder and Plenty of Fish.
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 29 2018
Australian media company Nova Entertainment says information it collected from listeners during 2009 to 2011 has been publicly disclosed.
The information disclosed may include names, gender, dates of birth, addresses, emails and phone numbers and user account details such as user names and passwords, which are protected by a security technique, known as ‘hashing’.
The company owns radio stations Smooth FM, Nova 96.9 in Sydney, Nova 100 in Melbourne, Nova 106.9 in Brisbane, Nova 93.7 in Perth and Nova 919 in Adelaide.