August 09 2019: A senior WA police officer of 22 years’ standing who unlawfully accessed a restricted computer system in an attempt to protect his partner’s illegitimate massage business has walked free from court after being sentenced.
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: Officer used police computer network to stalk dozens of potential Tinder dates | ABC News Australia
by Steven Kirby | Feb 1, 2019 | ABC News (Australia), Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Insider Threat, Online Dating, Police and Law Enforcement, Privacy Breach, State Government, Western Australia
A former long-serving police officer has been jailed for six months for illegally accessing the personal details of almost 100 women to determine if they were “suitable” dates.
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.
Incident: Yet another Qld cop charged with hacking, One of four to face charges since December | iTnews
by Steven Kirby | Jan 11, 2019 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Hacked, Insider Threat, iTnews, Police and Law Enforcement, Queensland, State Government, Unauthorised Access
The 33-year-old has been charged with “Computer Hacking and Misuse” after allegedly accessing the Queensland Police Service computer systems and information inappropriately.
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 19 2018 Queensland’s corruption watchdog the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) has told the state’s...
by Steven Kirby | Dec 5, 2018 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Data Breach, Insider Threat, iTnews, Police and Law Enforcement, Privacy Breach, Queensland, State Government, Unauthorised Access
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 05 2018 A 38-year-old Brisbane police officer has been stood down from active duty over allegations of computer...
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...
VicRoads opens up. Victoria is hoping to become one of the first states or territories to grant access to its database of drivers licence images when the national facial...
NT Police is not opposed to new laws in the territory to curtail cyber bullying, believing they could also be helpful in gaining cooperation from social media sites...