Incident: Specsavers says Qld customers’ private medical information may have been compromised  | ABC News (Australia)

Incident: Specsavers says Qld customers’ private medical information may have been compromised | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: June 19 2019

Eyewear giant Specsavers has admitted that the personal information of some clients in regional Queensland is missing.

“Contents may include your name, date of birth, address, phone number, email address, clinical records of your optometry tests, and Medicare details” – Specsaver email

How the information was compromised is still being investigated, but it appears a physical computer server was stolen.

Source: Specsavers says Qld customers’ private medical information may have been compromised

Incident: Cyber-security breach at Federal Parliament prompts security agency investigation | ABC News Australia

Incident: Cyber-security breach at Federal Parliament prompts security agency investigation | ABC News Australia

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: February 08 2019

Computer passwords are reset as Australia’s security agencies investigate a cyber-security breach at Federal Parliament.

In a statement, Federal Parliament’s presiding officers said authorities were yet to detect any evidence that data had been stolen in the overnight breach.

Source: Cyber-security breach at Federal Parliament prompts security agency investigation

Incident: Chinese national charged with downloading AMP customers’ personal documents | ABC News Australia

Incident: Chinese national charged with downloading AMP customers’ personal documents | ABC News Australia

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: February 07 2019

A former AMP contractor has pleaded guilty over illegally accessing personal details of customers in Sydney, including drivers’ licences and passports.

Chinese national Yi Zheng faced court accused of downloading documents belonging to 23 AMP customers and sending them to his personal email account.

Source: Chinese national charged with downloading AMP customers’ personal documents

Incident:  Officer used police computer network to stalk dozens of potential Tinder dates | ABC News Australia

Incident: Officer used police computer network to stalk dozens of potential Tinder dates | ABC News Australia

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.

Source: Officer used police computer network to stalk dozens of potential Tinder dates

Incident: Victorian Government employees’ details stolen in data breach | ABC News (Australia)

Incident: Victorian Government employees’ details stolen in data breach | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: January 01 2019

The work details of 30,000 Victorian public servants are stolen in a data breach, after part of the Victorian Government directory is downloaded by an unknown party.

The list is available to government employees and contains work emails, job titles and work phone numbers.

Employees affected by the breach were told in an email their mobile phone numbers may have also been accessed if they had been entered into the directory.

“Because of this incident you may experience increased phishing, spam and social engineering attempts via your work email address and telephone numbers,” the email notifying the employees read.

Source: Victorian Government employees’ details stolen in data breach

Incident: Nova admits listener information has been leaked | ABC News Australia

Incident: Nova admits listener information has been leaked | ABC News Australia

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.

Source: Nova admits listener information has been leaked