October 01 2019 Victorian Hospital Ransomware Attack: The scale of a ransomware attack on some of the state’s major regional hospitals that has forced healthcare providers to go offline.
Incident: ‘Detailed and graphic’: Clinic faxes patients’ highly sensitive medical histories to wrong number | SMH
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.
Incident: ‘Shocking’ myki privacy breach for millions of users in data release | ABC News (Australia)
August 15 2019 Privacy Breach: Just a few taps on and off, and a couple of tweets — that’s all it would take for a hacker or stalker to identify you and track down your movements with a myki.
An Australian IT consultant has on Tuesday been sentenced to three years imprisonment after pleading guilty to a total of 11 charges for insider trading, unauthorised access to data with the intention to commit a serious offence, and the alteration of electronic devices required by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
Australian Cyber Attack June 2019: The IT system across Eastern Health, which manages Victorian hospitals such as Box Hill and Maroondah, has been the target of a mystery cyber attack.
A malicious cyber attack at Geelong Port has potentially exposed sensitive details of hundreds of customers, including driver’s licence numbers, that could be used to set up illegitimate bank accounts
May 29 2019 Victorian public health ‘highly vulnerable’ to Singapore-like data breach. Four health services audited, all four exploited.
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.
by Steven Kirby | Dec 24, 2018 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Building and Construction, Configuration, Data Breach, iTnews, Regulator and Authority, State Government, Victoria
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 24 2018 The Victorian Building Authority has confirmed that it left a 30GB MongoDB instance containing half a...
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”...