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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: 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: NSW Labor takes a hit from Windows Avaddon ransomware | iTwire

Australia Political Ransomware Attack May 2021: The NSW branch of the Labor Party appears to have suffered a Windows ransomware attack, with the Avaddon strain having been used to attack the party’s network. Photocopies of an Australian passport, a driver’s licence and a number of other documents have been posted online.

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Incident: Auto services firm Inchcape Australian hit by Windows Ransomexx ransomware | iTWire

Australian Ransomware Breach December 2020 – Automotive services provider Inchcape Australia appears to have been compromised by the Windows Ransomexx ransomware. Cyber criminals who hit the company leaking some data that they stole, on the dark web.

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NZ Incident: NZ financial strategies provider hit by Windows NetWalker ransomware | iTWire

New Zealand Ransomware Attack December 2020. NZ financial strategies provider Staircase hit by Windows NetWalker ransomware. The attackers have listed a number of data files on their site on the dark web

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Incident: Nitro Software user database put up for sale on dark web | iTWire

Australian Service Provider Hacked? October 2020: Nitro Software user database put up for sale on dark web. A group that uses the name Shiny Hunters appears to have put up a database exfiltrated during a data breach of ASX-listed Nitro Software, a firm that offers a service to create, edit and sign PDFs and digital documents, on the dark web for sale.

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Incident: Spotless hit by ransomware attack | iTnews

Australian Ransomware Attack October 2020: Spotless Group, the Downer-owned facilities services provider, is the latest high-profile Australian company to fall victim to ransomware attackers. Confirms a ‘number’ of servers ‘accessed’.

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Incident: Australian firm Tandem Corp hit by Windows NetWalker ransomware | iTWire

Australian Ransomware Attack September 2020: Australian workforce design and delivery firm Tandem Corp hit by Windows NetWalker ransomware. Allegedly stolen information includes financial data, personnel information, and also passport details.

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Incident: Australian company Jands appears to have been hit by Windows ransomware | iTWire

Australian Ransomware Data Breach September 2020: Australian company Jands appears to have been hit by Windows ransomware. NetWalker encrypted and stole financial data, customer details and other miscellaneous data.

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Incident: Sydney strata management firm Strata Plus hit by Maze ransomware | iTWire

Australian Ransomware Attack July 2020: Sydney strata management firm Strata Plus hit by Maze ransomware.The Australian strata management company Strata Plus appears to have been hit by a gang using the Maze ransomware that can wreak havoc on Windows systems.

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Incident: Matthews Australasia and Fitzpatrick Rushinek Associates have been hit by attackers using the Mespinoza/Pysa Windows ransomware | iTWire

Australian Ransomware Attack June 2020: Matthews Australasia and Fitzpatrick Rushinek Associates have been hit by attackers using the Mespinoza/Pysa Windows ransomware, the same malware that was used to take down the Australian money management firm MyBudget, security sources have told iTWire

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