Australian Email Privacy Breach September 2020: Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron to be questioned by Office of Australian Information Commissioner after an email data breach leaking the personal details of 617 members, including millionaire business owners, doctors and barristers.
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.
Australian Council Privacy Breach: July 15 2020. The email addresses of thousands of Territorians have been “accidentally” leaked by the City of Darwin ahead of the next round of the MyDarwin voucher scheme.
More incompetence from CAA New Zealand after a mass-violation of privacy involving people from around the world who filed complaints with them. If you were affected, here is the address to file a complaint with New Zealand's Privacy Commissioner. Please do so: https://www.privacy.org.nz/your-rights/making-a-complaint/complaint-form/
The Morrison government will expand the use of digital identity checks when businesses and individuals access services online, as part of an $800m package in next week’s budget to increase the take-up of new technologies. As the government puts the finishing touches on its delayed budget, which is …