Australian DDoS Attack Arrest October 2019: Victorian man arrested over multiple DDoS attacks against a telecommunications business and a large shopping complex.Read More
Australian App Privacy Breach October 2019: 7-Eleven fuel app data breach exposes users’ personal details, users were able to see other customers’ data, including names, dates of birth and mobile numbers.Read More
Incident: Brisbane based loss assessor Australian Accident Management Commercial (AAMC) hit by cyber breach | insuranceNEWS.com.au
Australian Email Incident 07 October 2019: Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s office accidentally leaks talking points for MPs to journalistsRead More
by Steven Kirby | Mar 22, 2018 | Australia, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2018, Medical and Health Care, Password, Privilege Access Management, SMH - The Sydney Morning Herald, Telcommunications and Internet Service Provider, Vulnerability | 0 |
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: March 22 2018 A flaw in medical software used...Read More
Australian organisations are being hit by over 450 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks every day and fully a quarter of them are coming from domestic sources, analysts have warned as figures show DDoS attacks making a...Read More
Australian military drone supplier warns of ‘likely’ Chinese cyber backdoor in DJI quadcopters | SBS News
The Australian Defence Force has resumed its use of Chinese-made DJI drones after a 2-week suspension, but defence minister Marise Payne suggested they may now be relegated to ‘unclassified’ missions. Source:...Read More
Thousands of Australians could have pacemakers being recalled in US over hacking risk | ABC News (Australia)
In Australia the Therapeutic Goods Administration said it was aware of the recall and was reviewing information “to determine what, if any, action is required in Australia and will take into account the conclusions from...Read More
Old software that needs patching is keeping Australia’s cybertsar Alastair MacGibbon awake at night. He wants agencies to start moving to more resilient platforms before the next Wannacry floors critical infrastructure....Read More
Video: Cheap and poorly installed CCTV systems are broadcasting Australians’ private lives online. Source: Cheap CCTV cameras broadcasting Australians’ private lives onlineRead More
Disable SNMP read/write and Cisco smart install. Attackers are targeting Australian organisations with routers and switches exposed to the internet to steal configuration files and infiltrate their networks, the Australian Cyber...Read More
Australian researchers are warning that USB interfaces can be easily used to silently capture sensitive user data such as keystrokes from computers by monitoring electric crosstalk leakage. Be careful what you plug into your...Read More
Incident: The Medicare machine: patient details of ‘any Australian’ for sale on darknet | The Guardian
by Steven Kirby | Jul 4, 2017 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2017, DarkNet and DarkWeb, Data Breach, Federal Government, In the Press, Medical and Health Care, Privacy Breach, The Guardian, Vulnerability | 0 |
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: July 4 2017 A darknet trader is illegally...Read More
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