Australian Audit Report May 2020: Australian federal agencies cop mass fail in core systems cyber review. Just one agency gets ‘essential eight’ tick for financial, HR systems.Read More
Category: Federal Government
Incident: Federal court data breach sees names of protection visa applicants made public | ABC News (Australia)
Australian Privacy Breach February 2020: Federal court data breach sees names of protection visa applicants made public on the website of the Federal Court putting asylum seekers at riskRead More
Incident: Updated Citrix Bug – Fears private details of Australian Defence Force members compromised in database hack | ABC News (Australia)
Australian Cyber Attack March 2020: A highly sensitive military database containing the personal details of tens of thousands of Australian Defence Force (ADF) members was shut down for 10 days due to fears it had been hacked.Read More
Incident: Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s office accidentally leaks talking points for MPs to journalists | ABC News (Australia)
Australian Email Incident 07 October 2019: Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s office accidentally leaks talking points for MPs to journalistsRead More
Incident: Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation investigating privacy breach after financial documents sent to ABC producer | ABC News (Australia)
Australian Unintended Disclosure Incident 02 October 2019: Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation investigating privacy breach after financial documents sent to ABC producer.Read More
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.Read More
Incident: Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter’s office in privacy breach over draft religious discrimination bill email | The Australian
by Steven Kirby | Sep 3, 2019 | Australia, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Data Breach, Data Handling, Email, Federal Government, Privacy Breach, The Australian, Unintended Disclosure Incident | 0 |
September 03 2019 Australian Privacy Breach: Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter’s office in privacy breach over draft religious discrimination bill email.Read More
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.Read More
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 | 0 |
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: May 21 2019 A Sydney man has been charged by...Read More
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 | 0 |
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: May 16 2019 The Australian Competition and...Read More
May 15 2019 ADF Data Breach: The Australian Defence Force has confirmed it is investigating a potential data breach, impacting potentially thousands of servicemen and women.Read More
by Steven Kirby | May 9, 2019 | Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Banking and Finance, Cyber Fraud, Federal Government, iTnews, Regulator and Authority, Scam | 0 |
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: May 09 2019 Scammers impersonating federal...Read More
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- iTWire - Fisher & Paykel attackers release second lot of company documents on dark web July 1, 2020Attackers who used the Nefilim ransomware, that works on Windows systems, to attack appliance maker Fisher & Paykel have posted links to a second lot …
- AGL loses its IT security chief July 1, 2020CISO departs after more than two years.
- Over 82,000 Aussies' details leaked in crypto scam July 1, 2020Victim's details show up on the web.
- ATO systems crash in tax time refund rush July 1, 2020Agency urgently investigating outage.
- Cybersecurity spending gets $1.35bn boost in wake of online attacks against Australia | ABC News July 1, 2020
- Australia is experiencing the 'three Ds' of cyber crime and it's time to wake up June 30, 2020I'm sitting at the kitchen table, staring at my laptop screen and watching red dots pulse on a map of the world. Each represents a cyber attack …
- Monash Uni infosec staff find gaping security hole in Palo Alto Networks gear June 30, 2020Authentication bypass could be targeted by foreign adversaries.
- NSW govt seeks input on next cyber security strategy June 30, 2020The NSW government is seeking views from industry to help shape the state’s next cyber security strategy ahead of its launch later this year. Customer …
- Cybersecurity spending boosted as Australia targeted by online attacks June 30, 2020The Federal Government wants to create more than 500 new jobs in its highly secretive cyber intelligence agency as part of what it says is …
- 'Offensive capability': $1.3b for new cyber spies to go after hackers June 30, 2020Australian security agencies believe China is behind the cyber raids on all levels of government, although the Morrison government has chosen not to …
- Govt reveals $1.35bn investment in cybersecurity over next decade June 30, 2020After surprise hack threat warning a fortnight ago.
- Australia launches massive cou on government agencies and businesses June 29, 2020Australia is hiring an army of 500 cyber spies to defend the nation's online infrastructure after last month's cyber attack, believed to be at the …
- Platform for firms to boost cyber defences - 9News June 28, 2020Australian businesses will be able to share information about cyber threats in a bid to help defend against attacks under a platform being developed …