Australian Information Security Incident Reported: November 2 2018
Guests of two of Tasmania’s luxury hotels are warned their personal data may have been accessed, with the owner — casino giant Federal Group — telling people to delete emails sent from the resorts.
In a statement, a Federal Group spokesperson said it confirmed it “experienced an unauthorised access to a third-party email distribution service and some past guests received an unusual spam-type email”.
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: August 21 2017
Travel agency Flight Centre is under investigation by the country’s privacy regulator after accidentally releasing personal information of an undisclosed number of its customers to third-party suppliers. The firm is ‘co-operating’ with OAIC inquiries.
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: January 15 2016
Hyatt Hotels is the latest hotel chain to fall victim to hackers stealing sensitive credit card information from guests around the world, including flagship properties in Australia.
The Park Hyatt Sydney, Grand Hyatt and Park Hyatt in Melbourne, Hyatt Hotel Canberra and Hyatt Regency Perth were among the hotels targeted over a six month period from July to December 2015, along with Hyatt hotels in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, the USA and Europe.