‘Scotty Doesn’t Know’: PM’s website plays lewd song after internet prank takeover | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: October 19 2018


A prankster claims credit for a takeover of Scott Morrison’s web domain, hosting an image of the PM along with an obscene pop-punk song about a teenage love affair called Scotty Doesn’t Know.

In a Facebook post dated 5:20pm (AEDT) yesterday, a man named Jack Genesin claimed credit for the prank, claiming Mr Morrison had forgotten to renew his website and it had expired.

“Most fun I’ve had with $50 in a long time,” Mr Genesin said.

Source: ‘Scotty Doesn’t Know’: PM’s website plays lewd song after internet prank takeover

Twitter hack: Joe Hockey’s account liked tweet calling PM Malcolm Turnbull a ‘cranky prick’ | news.com.au

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 12 2017

THE Australian Federal Police is not yet investigating Joe Hockey’s claim that his twitter account was hacked, despite two similar cases affecting high-profile politicians in the past month.

Source: Twitter hack: Joe Hockey’s account liked tweet calling PM Malcolm Turnbull a ‘cranky prick’

Queensland Labor MP Mark Bailey avoids criminal charges over deleted private email account | ABC News (Australia)

Qld Labor MP Mark Bailey will not face criminal charges after a CCC investigation into his deleted private email account.

Source: Queensland Labor MP Mark Bailey avoids criminal charges over deleted private email account – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Candidate hit by sexually explicit Facebook hack | The Chronicle

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: March 21 2016

Toowoomba Regional Council candidate, Diane Warr was left dumbfounded after a hacker posted sexually explicit photographs on her personal Facebook page.

A notification for a friend request appeared on her page and she went through her normal practice of checking to see if they had mutual friends.

Source: The Chronicle http://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/candidate-hit-sexually-explicit-facebook-hack/2949239/