US State Department shuts down email system after hack 
Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Latest in a campaign by unknown attackers.
 
Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
US Postal Service systems breached by hackers 
Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
More than 800,000 staff affected.
 
Home Depot reveals 53 million more details stolen in hack 
Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attack reaches same scale as Target breach.
 
Apple Pay rival hacked, emails stolen 
By Teri Robinson | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
CurrentC pilot users' emails accessed.
 
Hackers breach White House network 
Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Unclassified system suffers intrusion.
 
Samsung bites back over Knox security concerns 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Enterprise customers safe, personal users less so.
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
Committee rules against expanding biometric data collection 
 
Vic Govt agencies failing to patch, monitor access controls 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Auditor-General calls on CIOs to focus on security.
 
Dropbox creds posted online in attempted extortion 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cloud storage company denies hack.
 
AT&T alerts customers to insider data breach 
 
BlackPOS malware confirmed in Home Depot US hack  
Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Repeat offender from Target US breach.
 
UPS reveals data breach across 51 US stores 
Aug 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
User details compromised.
 
Govt FinFisher spyware exposed after data breach 
 
Google blocks leaked Goldman Sachs email 
Jul 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Confidential data not accessed.
 
Goldman Sachs wants Google to delete email after leak 
 
Cupid Media found culpable for password data breach 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Passwords stored as plain text.
 
At what point is data breach reporting overkill? 
By Mark Vincent | Jun 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] New Zealand considers strategies for privacy reform.
 
EBay believed user data was safe after cyber attack 
May 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Executive speaks out for first time.
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Your bank
  38%
 
Your insurance company
  3%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  7%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  21%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  15%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  5%
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