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Quote: Michael McCormack “Never been a breach, the ABS assures us that this won’t happen into the future with this Census”

Cyber Quotes and Wisdom: Michael McCormack “Never been a breach, the ABS assures us that this won’t happen into the future with this Census”

Quote: Malcolm Turnbull “The laws of Mathematics will obey Australian Law”

Quote Encryption: Malcolm Turnbull “The laws of Mathematics will obey Australian Law”

Quote: Malcolm Turnbull “A denial of service attack is as predictable for a site like this as the rain will fall one day or the sun will come up in the morning”

"A denial of service attack is as predictable for a site like this as the rain will fall one day or the sun will come up in the morning." - Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (After ABS Fail)

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Incident: New Zealand Reserve Bank urgently responding to ‘illegal data breach’ | SMH

Incident: New Zealand Reserve Bank urgently responding to ‘illegal data breach’ | SMH

New Zealand Data Breach, January 2021: New Zealand Reserve Bank urgently responding to ‘illegal data breach’. The bank issued a statement saying a “third party file sharing service” used by the bank to share and store some sensitive information, had been illegally accessed.

Incident: Australian Ransomware Breach December 2020 | ABC News (Australia)

Incident: Australian Ransomware Breach December 2020 | ABC News (Australia)

Australian Malware Breach December 2020 – NSW Health, Rio Tinto, Serco named as victims of massive global SolarWinds hack attack. NSW Health appears to have been infected with potentially dangerous Russian malware since June.

Incident: Levitas Capital closing after fake Zoom invite sinks $16m super fund investment | news.com.au

Incident: Levitas Capital closing after fake Zoom invite sinks $16m super fund investment | news.com.au

Australian Zoom Compromise November 2020: Levitas Capital closing after fake Zoom invite sinks $16m super fund investment. A fake Zoom invite has forced a Sydney hedge fund to close up shop after cybercriminals found a way into their emails in September

Incident: Bugged lawyers’ conversations available to police thanks to ‘IT error’ | The Age

Incident: Bugged lawyers’ conversations available to police thanks to ‘IT error’ | The Age

Australian Privacy Breach November 2020. Bugged lawyers’ conversations available to Victorian police thanks to ‘IT error’. The massive breach of the rights to confidentiality and legal professional privilege has potentially contaminated an unknown number of criminal cases and convictions.

Incident: Orchard worker recruiter exposed sensitive personal data | iTnews

Incident: Orchard worker recruiter exposed sensitive personal data | iTnews

Australian Workers Data Exposed October 2020. Orchard Tech a Melbourne company recruiting horticultural workers exposed sensitive personal data. AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) instance containing thousands of sensitive personal documents left open for anyone to access for over a month.

Incident: Nitro Software user database put up for sale on dark web | iTWire

Incident: Nitro Software user database put up for sale on dark web | iTWire

Australian Service Provider Hacked? October 2020: Nitro Software user database put up for sale on dark web. A group that uses the name Shiny Hunters appears to have put up a database exfiltrated during a data breach of ASX-listed Nitro Software, a firm that offers a service to create, edit and sign PDFs and digital documents, on the dark web for sale.

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Steven Kirby

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