September 18 2019 Australian Cyber Fraud: Millions of dollars have allegedly been siphoned from personal superannuation and share trading accounts as part of a sophisticated online fraud syndicate.
August 21 2019: Banks have started warning customers of a fresh data breach involving PayID records that was reported to new payments platform overseer NPP Australia. Client-side technical issue’ blamed for latest disclosure.
July 26 2019 NAB National Australia Bank reveals 13000 person data breach
June 27 2019: The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) in the wake of investigations into issues with the bank’s handling of customer data.
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 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.
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: May 09 2019 Scammers impersonating federal government cyber security officials are attempting to coax individuals into...
Incident: Landmark White home loan details of 100,000 customers hacked in major data breach | Brisbane Times
by Steven Kirby | Feb 12, 2019 | Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Banking and Finance, Brisbane Times, Data Breach, Hacked, Privacy Breach, Real Estate and Property Management
The nation’s biggest banks are scrambling to contact up to 100,000 customers who may have been caught up in a major data breach at property valuation firm, LandMark White.
Incident: Chinese national charged with downloading AMP customers’ personal documents | ABC News Australia
by Steven Kirby | Feb 7, 2019 | ABC News (Australia), Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Banking and Finance, Data Breach, Insider Threat, New South Wales, Privacy Breach, Unauthorised Access
A former AMP contractor has pleaded guilty over illegally accessing personal details of customers in Sydney, including drivers’ licences and passports.
by Steven Kirby | Dec 3, 2018 | ABC News (Australia), APP Australian Privacy Principles, Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Banking and Finance, Data Handling, Medical and Health Care, Privacy, Privacy Breach
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 03 2018 The Commonwealth Bank is urgently investigating a potential data breach that may have given its staff...