Incident: Sydney man charged over Netflix, Spotify credential-stuffing, stolen accounts | iTnews

Incident: Sydney man charged over Netflix, Spotify credential-stuffing, stolen accounts | iTnews

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: March 13 2019

A Sydney man has been charged by the Australian Federal Police for allegedly selling stolen subscription credentials for online streaming services including Netflix and Spotify.

The 21-year-old was arrested during a raid of a Dee Why property in Sydney’s northern beaches yesterday that also seized cryptocurrencies and electronic materials.

Source: Sydney man charged over Netflix, Spotify credential-stuffing, stolen accounts

Incident:  Officer used police computer network to stalk dozens of potential Tinder dates | ABC News Australia

Incident: Officer used police computer network to stalk dozens of potential Tinder dates | ABC News Australia

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: February 01 2019

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.

A 28-year veteran of WA Police and was nominated as police officer of the year in 2011.

The former senior constable pleaded guilty to 180 charges of using a secure police database to access the information of 92 women he had met, or interacted with, on dating websites including Tinder and Plenty of Fish.

Source: Officer used police computer network to stalk dozens of potential Tinder dates

Incident: NSW Policeman sent intimate photos from arrested woman’s phone to other officers via Facebook | SMH

Incident: NSW Policeman sent intimate photos from arrested woman’s phone to other officers via Facebook | SMH

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: January 22 2019

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.

The woman was taken back to the station and to police cells.

At the time of her arrest, the woman’s phone was seized and it was examined using police investigative software.

Albee examined the photos at the police station then uploaded two to a Facebook group chat with four other serving police officers, which they used to chat while off-duty.

Source: NSW Policeman sent intimate photos from arrested woman’s phone to other officers via Facebook | SMH

‘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

Perth-based Cyanweb Solutions hit by “criminal hacking”, website data and backups lost | HackerCombat LLC

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: July 07 2018

Australia based Cyabweb Solution the Digital Marketing and web provider company lost all customer data and backup after it was found that their server was compromised last week.

The company located in Perth focuses mainly on online marketing, hosting, and SEO; however, they were mostly panicking when the information of over 500 clients was suddenly wiped from their server.

A report advisory was posted on the company’s website, “A professional hacking group attacked, infiltrated the server, and destroyed all data, including all available backup data.

Source: Cybercriminals lay their hands on Cyanweb Solution servers 

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’