September 18 2019 Australian Medical Privacy Breach: A Melbourne medical clinic has been inadvertently faxing highly sensitive patient details including mental health and family medical histories to a Greenvale man for at least two years.
August 07 2019 Thousands of Australian medical histories exposed in data breach
Australian Data Breach June 2019: The Australian Catholic University has revealed the sensitive personal information of staff members has been stolen in a cyber attack.
ANU says ‘sophisticated operator’ stole data included bank details, passport information and academic records of current and former students and staff.
Australian Data Breach June 2019: The private details of almost 100,000 Australian bank customers have been exposed in a cyber attack on the real-time payments platform PayID, which allows the instant transfer of money between banks using either a mobile number or email address.
by Steven Kirby | Jan 28, 2019 | Australian Capital Territory, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Defence and Military, Federal Government, Inappropriate Material, Pornography, SMH - The Sydney Morning Herald
A former senior cyber security official has been sentenced to a suspended prison term for using a secure government network to download animated child pornography.
Incident: NSW Policeman sent intimate photos from arrested woman’s phone to other officers via Facebook | SMH
by Steven Kirby | Jan 22, 2019 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Data Handling, Insider Threat, Law & Legal, New South Wales, Police and Law Enforcement, Privacy, Privacy Breach, SMH - The Sydney Morning Herald, Social Media, State Government
A former Sydney police officer is facing up to a year in jail after he took intimate images from an arrested woman’s phone and sent them to fellow officers on Facebook.
Incident: Over 500 ActewAGL/Icon Water utility customers’ bills uncollected after privacy breach | SMH
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 20 2018 ActewAGL has collected 91 per cent of bills which were sent out by mistake to 400 customers last week in...
by Steven Kirby | Nov 28, 2018 | Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Data Handling, Email, News Film and Media, SMH - The Sydney Morning Herald, Unintended Disclosure Incident
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: November 28 2018 Sensitive personal details including salaries and redundancy entitlements of senior staff at Rupert...
by Steven Kirby | Nov 24, 2018 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Data Handling, Government Agency, Privacy Breach, SMH - The Sydney Morning Herald, State Government, Victoria, Website
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: November 24 2018 The Victorian state government will launch an immediate investigation into an “appalling”...