Audit Failure 2019: Queensland government cyber defences fail ethical hack test, sensitive information accessed with relative ease.
October 01 2019 Victorian Hospital Ransomware Attack: The scale of a ransomware attack on some of the state’s major regional hospitals that has forced healthcare providers to go offline.
Privacy Breach 09 September 2019: The NZ Transport Agency admits to a technology botch up leaving what was meant to be a highly secure data key wide open.
Incident: Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter’s office in privacy breach over draft religious discrimination bill email | The Australian
September 03 2019 Australian Privacy Breach: Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter’s office in privacy breach over draft religious discrimination bill email.
NZ Incident: ‘Coding error’ compromises passports, driver licences in Ministry of Culture and Heritage data breach | Stuff.co.nz
Privacy Breach 25 August 2019: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage revealed on Sunday more than 300 people had had their personal documents compromised following a “coding error” on a ministry-commissioned website.
Audit: Northern Territory School children’s data exposed to cyber security threats due to education department oversight | ABC Australia
August 17 2019 Audit Finding: The confidential records of children and teachers have been left vulnerable to cyber security attacks and data mismanagement due to education departmental oversight in the Northern Territory Government, a report from the auditor general’s office has revealed.
Incident: ‘Shocking’ myki privacy breach for millions of users in data release | ABC News (Australia)
August 15 2019 Privacy Breach: Just a few taps on and off, and a couple of tweets — that’s all it would take for a hacker or stalker to identify you and track down your movements with a myki.
by Steven Kirby | May 21, 2019 | Acceptable Use Policy, Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Cryptocurrency - Bitcoin, CyberCrime, Federal Government, Insider Threat, iTnews, New South Wales, Policing and Law Enforcement
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: May 21 2019 A Sydney man has been charged by the Australian Federal Police for allegedly modifying the computer systems of...
Western Australia’s firearms database has been roundly criticised by the state’s auditor for containing significant data integrity issues that impede the regulation of guns in the community.
by Steven Kirby | May 16, 2019 | Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2017, Data Handling, Federal Government, Government Agency, iTnews, Patch Management, Unintended Disclosure Incident
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: May 16 2019 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has pinned the blame for its embarrassing premature...