Ticketmaster admits customer details may have been stolen in hack | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: June 29 2018

Ticketmaster Australia has started contacting customers whose personal details may have been stolen in a hack, which occurred five days ago.

The company said its British business, Ticketmaster UK, identified malicious software on a customer support product which was hosted by a third-party supplier Inbenta Technologies.

The personal information which may have been compromised includes name, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, payment details and Ticketmaster login details.

SK: You can’t outsource risk and liability. Your customers, your risk.

Source: Ticketmaster admits customer details may have been stolen in hack

Sydney startup Qnect hit by cyber attack as government commits $15 million in cyber security grants for SMEs | SmartCompany

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: June 1 2017

Sydney-based events and ticketing startup Qnect has been hit by a cyber attack that involved thousands of its users receiving threats that their data would be posted online unless the business paid the attacker’s ransom.

The attack was not a direct assault on the company’s databases. Instead, Liang said one employee fell victim to a phishing email sent by the attackers, allowing them access to the company’s system.

Source: Sydney startup Qnect hit by cyber attack as government commits $15 million in cyber security grants for SMEs – SmartCompany