Category: Banking and Finance

Incident: Top Australian tenancy blacklist firm under investigation by information commissioner | The Guardian

Australian Potential Data Breach September 2020: Top Australian tenancy blacklist firm under investigation by information commissioner. Trading Reference Australia obtains injunction to not hand over details to information commissioner

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Incident: MyBudget blames ransomware hack for system outage affecting thousands of customers | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Ransomware Attack April 2020: MyBudget blames ransomware hack for system outage affecting thousands of customers, was likely compromised as it quickly moved its employees onto work-from-home arrangements amid coronavirus.

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Incident: Police & Nurses Bank WA discloses data breach, customer account information, balances exposed | ZDnet

Australian Banking Breach January 2020: Police & Nurses Bank WA discloses data breach, customer account information, balances exposed. The Australian bank says a cyberattack took place during a server upgrade.

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Incident: Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation investigating privacy breach after financial documents sent to ABC producer | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Unintended Disclosure Incident 02 October 2019: Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation investigating privacy breach after financial documents sent to ABC producer.

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Incident: Aussie ‘hacker’ jailed for unauthorised access and insider trading | ZDNet

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).

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Incident: Almost 100,000 Australians’ private details exposed in attack on Westpac’s PayID | SMH

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.

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Incident: Landmark White home loan details of 100,000 customers hacked in major data breach | Brisbane Times

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.

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Incident: Chinese national charged with downloading AMP customers’ personal documents | ABC News Australia

A former AMP contractor has pleaded guilty over illegally accessing personal details of customers in Sydney, including drivers’ licences and passports.

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