August 09 2019: A senior WA police officer of 22 years’ standing who unlawfully accessed a restricted computer system in an attempt to protect his partner’s illegitimate massage business has walked free from court after being sentenced.
July 04 2019 MYOB in payslip privacy bungle. 220 individual payment summaries went to the incorrect person.
Insider Threat 2nd July 2019 – A Queensland Police Officer has now stood down from official duty with the force pending an investigation into allegations of unauthorised access to confidential information.
April 15 2019 Security Incident: A popular Australian smartwatch’s tracking capabilities expose its user’s locations, personal data and more.
Incident: Chinese national charged with downloading AMP customers’ personal documents | ABC News Australia
by Steven Kirby | Feb 7, 2019 | ABC News (Australia), Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Banking and Finance, Data Breach, Insider Threat, New South Wales, Privacy Breach, Unauthorised Access
A former AMP contractor has pleaded guilty over illegally accessing personal details of customers in Sydney, including drivers’ licences and passports.
Incident: Yet another Qld cop charged with hacking, One of four to face charges since December | iTnews
by Steven Kirby | Jan 11, 2019 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Hacked, Insider Threat, iTnews, Police and Law Enforcement, Queensland, State Government, Unauthorised Access
The 33-year-old has been charged with “Computer Hacking and Misuse” after allegedly accessing the Queensland Police Service computer systems and information inappropriately.
by Steven Kirby | Jan 7, 2019 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2019, Hacked, iTnews, New South Wales, Password, State Government, Telcommunications and Internet Service Provider, Unauthorised Access
Early Warning Network, a NSW company providing weather, fire and other alerts to councils and others, had a login compromised and used by an unknown party to make threats about customer security.
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 19 2018 Queensland’s corruption watchdog the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) has told the state’s...
by Steven Kirby | Dec 5, 2018 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Data Breach, Insider Threat, iTnews, Police and Law Enforcement, Privacy Breach, Queensland, State Government, Unauthorised Access
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 05 2018 A 38-year-old Brisbane police officer has been stood down from active duty over allegations of computer...
Incident: A Sydney woman who hacked an email account to steal $450,000 in cryptocurrency has been caught after a 9-month investigation | MSN Australia
by Steven Kirby | Oct 26, 2018 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Cryptocurrency - Bitcoin, Cyber Fraud, CyberCrime, Email, MSN Australia, New South Wales, Unauthorised Access
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: October 26 2018 A 23-year-old woman has been charged with knowingly deal with proceeds of crime by NSW Police in one of...