Audit Failure 2019: Queensland government cyber defences fail ethical hack test, sensitive information accessed with relative ease.
September 20 2019 Australian Medical Privacy Breach: Millions of Australians’ sensitive medical images, data left openly accessible. Australian servers alone leaked 50,000 sets of data comprising 2.5 million accounts.
August 21 2019: Banks have started warning customers of a fresh data breach involving PayID records that was reported to new payments platform overseer NPP Australia. Client-side technical issue’ blamed for latest disclosure.
July 28 2019 Privacy Data Breach UWA University of Western Australia, thieves steal laptops with 30 years of data
July 26 2019 NAB National Australia Bank reveals 13000 person data breach
Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand following criticism by the government for publishing suppressed details of a murder case, the company said on Friday.
July 04 2019: Australia Post told to improve cyber security practices. Auditor says risk aren’t being managed “effectively”.
June 27 2019: The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) in the wake of investigations into issues with the bank’s handling of customer data.
Australian Data Breach June 2019: Australian online fashion e-tailer Princess Polly suffered a data breach which may have exposed customers’ personal and payment information to an “unidentified third party”.
May 29 2019 Victorian public health ‘highly vulnerable’ to Singapore-like data breach. Four health services audited, all four exploited.