Australian Information Security Incident Reported: February 12 2018
The Queensland government’s main site for its legislation has been hijacked, as have websites belonging to the likes of Queensland Urban Utilities, the Victorian parliament, and South Australia’s City of Unley.
More than 4000 Australian and global government websites have been hijacked to run the Coinhive crypto currency mining software after a popular accessibility tool was compromised by attackers.
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: November 30 2017
Chris Loft was arrested this afternoon and charged over multiple alleged offences by the Crime and Corruption Commission including hacking, misconduct, and disclosure of official secrets relating to his time in the job.
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: November 11 2016
A local council in Melbourne’s south-east is embroiled in a privacy breach, after the personal details of more than 2,000 residents were accidentally distributed to the public.
A survey was emailed to 952 clients of the City of Kingston Maternal and Child Health Service on Wednesday, but there was an excel spreadsheet attached containing personal information, including dates of birth, addresses and mobile phone numbers of2,112people.