Australian Cyber Crime November 2019: Two Sydney women have been charged over their alleged involvement in a $500,000 business email compromise scam.
Incident: Hobart man pleads guilty to stalking and controlling ex-girlfriend’s car with his computer | ABC News (Australia)
Australian Cyber Stalking November 2019: Hobart man pleads guilty to stalking and controlling ex-girlfriend’s car with his computer. He downloaded and set up an online application that gave him control over the stop and start function of his ex-lover’s car and allowed him to track her movements.
by Steven Kirby | Oct 29, 2019 | Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Cyber Resilience, DDoS Distributed Denial of Service, iTnews, Law & Legal, Retail, Telcommunications and Internet Service Provider, Victoria
Australian DDoS Attack Arrest October 2019: Victorian man arrested over multiple DDoS attacks against a telecommunications business and a large shopping complex.
Insider Threat 2nd July 2019 – A Queensland Police Officer has now stood down from official duty with the force pending an investigation into allegations of unauthorised access to confidential information.
Incident: NSW Policeman sent intimate photos from arrested woman’s phone to other officers via Facebook | SMH
by Steven Kirby | Jan 22, 2019 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Data Handling, Insider Threat, Law & Legal, New South Wales, Police and Law Enforcement, Privacy, Privacy Breach, SMH - The Sydney Morning Herald, Social Media, State Government
A former Sydney police officer is facing up to a year in jail after he took intimate images from an arrested woman’s phone and sent them to fellow officers on Facebook.
by Steven Kirby | Sep 19, 2018 | Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Banking and Finance, Credit Card, Cyber Fraud, Identity Theft, iTnews, Law & Legal, New South Wales, Police and Law Enforcement
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: September 19 2018 NSW Police have arrested and charged four members of an alleged organised crime ring that used online...
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: August 17 2018 Apple Inc said on Friday no customer data was compromised after Australian media reported a teenager had...
Incident: Government orders ‘urgent review’ of health app sharing users’ information with lawyers | ABC News
by Steven Kirby | Jun 26, 2018 | ABC News (Australia), APP Australian Privacy Principles, Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Data Breach, Law & Legal, Medical and Health Care, Privacy, Privacy Breach
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: July 26 2018 An Australian medical booking app, which boasts more than 15 million users a year, is passing on...
Incident: Queensland law firms lose millions to hackers in ‘highly-sophisticated’ email scam | Brisbane Times
by Steven Kirby | Dec 17, 2017 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2017, Brisbane Times, Cyber Fraud, CyberCrime, Email Spear Phing and Business Email Compromise (BEC), Law & Legal, Queensland, Scam
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 17 2017 At least two Queensland law firms have lost several million dollars after falling victim to a...
WA Police has called on the government to abandon plans to criminalise a range of cyberbullying activities, it should strengthen existing laws rather than create more....