Cyber Quote: Michael Meade “A false sense of security is the only kind there is.”
Australian Ransomware Medical Attack: August 03 2020: Regis Healthcare loses data in Maze ransomware infection, prompts ACSC warning on broader campaign targeting aged care.
Australian Telco Outage August 2020: ‘Massive messaging storm’ takes out Telstra’s DNS infrastructure, walks back on earlier claims of denial-of-service attack.
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.
Incident: ‘Unforgivable’: The privacy breach that exposed sensitive details of WA’s virus fight | WAtoday
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 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 Audit Report June 2020: ACT Government agencies don’t understand data security and put privacy at risk, auditor-general says. Agencies lacking understanding, awareness.
Australian Ransomware Attack June 2020: Fisher & Paykel Appliances struck by Nefilim ransomware. Manufacturing and distribution facilities shut down.
Australian Cyber Attack June 2020: Cyber attack halts Lion production of milk and beer, attack disrupted manufacturing and knocked out its internal IT systems.
Incident: Matthews Australasia and Fitzpatrick Rushinek Associates have been hit by attackers using the Mespinoza/Pysa Windows ransomware | iTWire
Australian Ransomware Attack June 2020: Matthews Australasia and Fitzpatrick Rushinek Associates have been hit by attackers using the Mespinoza/Pysa Windows ransomware, the same malware that was used to take down the Australian money management firm MyBudget, security sources have told iTWire