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Incident: Victoria Police allegedly use LEAP database to pursue, stalk, harass women prompting calls for inquiry | ABC News Australia

Australian Privacy Incident December 2022: Victoria Police allegedly use LEAP database to pursue, stalk, and harass women prompting calls for an inquiry. In the past five years, there have been complaints against 178 police for misusing LEAP.

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Incident: Telstra apologises for accidentally publishing data of thousands of customers online | ABC News Australia

Australian Data Handling Incident December 2022: Telstra apologises for accidentally publishing data of thousands of customers online. Names, numbers and addresses of some unlisted customers released online.

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Incident: Legal Aid ACT refuses to pay ‘not insignificant’ ransom to hackers who stole data of Canberra domestic violence survivors | ABC News Australia

Australian Cyber Attack November 2022: Technology group providing services to Victorian government departments hit by a cyber attack. The company says hackers have revealed a sample “of what is believed to be stolen data”

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Incident: Australian Clinical Labs accused of ‘sitting on’ hack that saw patient data posted to the dark web | ABC News Australia

Australian Medical Privacy Breach October 2022: Australian Clinical Labs subsidiary Medlab Pathology, accused of ‘sitting on’ hack that saw patient data posted to the dark web. ACL says it first learned of the attack in February but believed no data was stolen

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Incident: Australian strata company SSKB breached | iTnews

Australian Ransomware Attack, 28 October 2022: Gold Coast Australian: Strata management firm SSKB is the latest company to fall victim to a ransomware attack. Attackers’ posted a ransom demand and claimed to have stolen 200GB of data.

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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: Vinomofo data breach: 500,000 customers at risk after wine dealer hit by cyber-attack | The Guardian

Australian Retail Data Breach Incident October 2022: Wine dealer Vinomofo data breach: 500,000 customers at risk after wine dealer hit by cyber-attack. At risk of exposure are the names, dates of birth, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and genders of customers.

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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: WA Arts and Culture Trust discloses potential data breach | CRN Australia

Australian Arts Privacy Breach July 2022: Western Australia Arts and Culture Trust discloses potential data breach in it SaaS digital marketing platform. The vendor WordFly revealed it has been offline since 10 Jul.

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Incident: Melbourne’s Port Phillip Prison jail targeted by anonymous hackers in cyber attack | MSN

Australian Jail Cyber Attack July 2022: Melbourne’s Port Phillip Prison jail targeted by anonymous hackers in cyber attack. Hackers take control of the G4S operated jail’s online network.

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Incident: Ransomware attack at Australian childcare provider Building Futures Montessori causes privacy breach and data loss

Australian Childcare Privacy Breach May 2022: Ransomware attack at Australian childcare provider Building Futures Montessori. Parents’ Names, email address, phone numbers, children’s names and date of birth compromised.

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