Australian DataBreach CyberCrime November 2019: Cyber criminals hack Perth Anaesthetic Group hospital and steal patients’ personal information in terrifying security breach. Several patients were sent fake invoices from the hackers demanding payments.
Incident: WA Officer David Snowball illegally accessed police computer to protect partner’s massage business | ABC News (Australia)
by Steven Kirby | Aug 9, 2019 | ABC News (Australia), Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Insider Threat, Police and Law Enforcement, Policing and Law Enforcement, Privacy Breach, Unauthorised Access, Western Australia
August 09 2019: A senior WA police officer of 22 years’ standing who unlawfully accessed a restricted computer system in an attempt to protect his partner’s illegitimate massage business has walked free from court after being sentenced.
July 28 2019 Privacy Data Breach UWA University of Western Australia, thieves steal laptops with 30 years of data
Incident: Geraldton’s Nagle Catholic College swept up in cyber attack targeting parent banking details | The West Australian
Australian Cyber Attack June 2019: A West Australian school has been swept up in a “highly sophisticated” cyber security attack, understood to have scooped up the banking details of parent and guardians.
Western Australia’s firearms database has been roundly criticised by the state’s auditor for containing significant data integrity issues that impede the regulation of guns in the community.
Incident: Officer used police computer network to stalk dozens of potential Tinder dates | ABC News Australia
by Steven Kirby | Feb 1, 2019 | ABC News (Australia), Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Insider Threat, Online Dating, Police and Law Enforcement, Privacy Breach, State Government, Western Australia
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.
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 19 2018 WA’s biggest health insurer has admitted to a privacy breach that led to the private addresses of...
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: November 2 2018 A cyber security breach and extortion attempt on the WA-based Defence shipbuilder has escalated fears...
by Steven Kirby | Sep 8, 2018 | APP Australian Privacy Principles, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Banking and Finance, Hacked, Privacy Breach, The West Australian, Western Australia
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: September 08 2018 THE Perth Mint has launched an investigation after a ‘data breach’ of customer information held by a...
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: August 28 2018 A Perth restaurant has been forced to hire an IT expert after its booking site was hacked by someone...