Australian Privacy Breach January 2020: Redland City councillor Tracey Huges 'deeply sorry' over mistake in attaching spreadsheet to New Year's Eve invitation, with the personal details of 297 residents, and their details of correspondence with council
Australian Ransomware Attack July 2020: Sydney strata management firm Strata Plus hit by Maze ransomware.The Australian strata management company Strata Plus appears to have been hit by a gang using the Maze ransomware that can wreak havoc on Windows systems.
Australian Malware Attack June 2020: Windows ransomware has now hit much closer to home, with cyber criminals using the REvil ransomware to attack the Melbourne-based contract formulation and packing company Chem Pack
Australian Cyber Stalking November 2019: Hobart man pleads guilty to stalking and controlling ex-girlfriend's car with his computer. He downloaded and set up an online application that gave him control over the stop and start function of his ex-lover's car and allowed him to track her movements.
Australian Ransomware Attack April 2020: MyBudget blames ransomware hack for system outage affecting thousands of customers, was likely compromised as it quickly moved its employees onto work-from-home arrangements amid coronavirus.
Australian Medical Privacy Breach July 2020: 'Unforgivable': Privacy breach exposed sensitive details of WA's virus fight on a public website. The breach also impacted St John Ambulance, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services and the Department of Justice. The leak was traced back to Vodafone pager service.
August 17 2019 Audit Finding: The confidential records of children and teachers have been left vulnerable to cyber security attacks and data mismanagement due to education departmental oversight in the Northern Territory Government, a report from the auditor general’s office has revealed.