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.Read More
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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 | 0 |
The 33-year-old has been charged with “Computer Hacking and Misuse” after allegedly accessing the Queensland Police Service computer systems and information inappropriately.Read More
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 | 0 |
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 05 2018 A 38-year-old Brisbane police...Read More
Queensland police get new spy powers to hack smart-devices, demand encryption keys to tackle terrorism | Brisbane Times
Queensland police have been granted new powers that let them exploit phones and smart-devices for surveillance purposes with the intention of combating terrorism, after a new piece of legislation passed with bipartisan support...Read More
by Steven Kirby | Sep 11, 2017 | ARN from IDG, Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2017, Cyber Fraud, Email Spear Phing and Business Email Compromise (BEC), Policing and Law Enforcement, Queensland | 0 |
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: September 11 2017 The Queensland Police...Read More
A scathing report by the Queensland information commissioner has revealed the state’s police service failed to consider the security and privacy aspects of its five-year-old Policelink app until it was audited. Source: QPS...Read More
Credit Union Australia and the Queensland Police Service are two of a handful of the first customers to sign up for Australia Post’s Digital ID identify verification service. Source: AusPost signs CUA, QPS as first Digital...Read More
by Steven Kirby | Jul 26, 2017 | Australian InfoSec Incident, Australian InfoSec Incidents 2017, In the Press, Insider Threat, Police and Law Enforcement, State Government, Unauthorised Access, ZDNet | 0 |
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: July 25 2017 A regional Queensland police...Read More
Queensland police criticised by union for charging veteran officer with computer hacking | ABC News (Australia)
Many Queensland police officers feel they cannot properly investigate cases due to concerns they will be accused of improperly accessing the QPRIME database, the state’s police union says. It comes as Queensland Police...Read More
Australian Information Security Incident Reported: June 28 2017 The Queensland Crime and...Read More
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