data breach

NSW govt's mandatory data breach reporting scheme unlikely before 2022

NSW govt's mandatory data breach reporting scheme unlikely before 2022

Another round of consultations now on the cards.
Mar 5 2021 6:50AM
Oxfam Australia confirms 'supporter' data accessed in cyber attack

Oxfam Australia confirms 'supporter' data accessed in cyber attack

No word on how many supporters impacted.
Mar 2 2021 1:17PM
Transport for NSW data stolen in Accellion breach

Transport for NSW data stolen in Accellion breach

Agency probes customer impact.
Feb 23 2021 5:55PM
Oxfam Australia investigates suspected data breach

Oxfam Australia investigates suspected data breach

Tries to work out what data was accessed.
Feb 5 2021 11:34AM
Australian govt entity hit by brute-force attack

Australian govt entity hit by brute-force attack

Agencies rack up reportable data breaches in back half of 2020.
Jan 28 2021 12:51PM
OAIC finds 'multiple' Australian companies downplaying data breaches

OAIC finds 'multiple' Australian companies downplaying data breaches

Forces them to redo customer notifications.
Jan 28 2021 12:48PM
ADHA sees 'inconsequential' My Health Record data breach notices eroding trust

ADHA sees 'inconsequential' My Health Record data breach notices eroding trust

Calls for lesser need to disclose.
Jan 8 2021 7:08AM
BTC Markets exposes customer names, emails in botched blast send

BTC Markets exposes customer names, emails in botched blast send

Australia's largest cryptocurrency exchange apologises for error.
Dec 2 2020 12:42AM
Orchard worker recruiter exposed sensitive personal data

Orchard worker recruiter exposed sensitive personal data

Open S3 bucket indexed by search engine.
Oct 29 2020 12:31PM
City of Port Phillip leaks personal details in data.gov.au blunder

City of Port Phillip leaks personal details in data.gov.au blunder

Incorrect graffiti reporter dataset online for seven months.
Oct 29 2020 12:29PM
NSW govt requests to privacy watchdog climb 171 percent

NSW govt requests to privacy watchdog climb 171 percent

Coincides with state's digital push.
Oct 12 2020 6:51AM
Scouts Victoria data breach potentially nets 900 people's personal details

Scouts Victoria data breach potentially nets 900 people's personal details

Including bank details, birth certificates and court orders.
Sep 25 2020 1:52PM
Misconfigured UTAS SharePoint site exposed 20,000 students' details

Misconfigured UTAS SharePoint site exposed 20,000 students' details

Security settings allowed broad access to files.
Sep 21 2020 2:01PM
Service NSW still waiting to notify on data breach after four months

Service NSW still waiting to notify on data breach after four months

Blames lengthy review process.
Sep 2 2020 6:43AM
NSW privacy watchdog asked to investigate driver's licence data leak

NSW privacy watchdog asked to investigate driver's licence data leak

As search for third-party culprit continues.
Sep 2 2020 6:16AM
Australian universities investigate online exam tool data breach

Australian universities investigate online exam tool data breach

After details of 444,000 users allegedly stolen.
Aug 6 2020 4:18PM
OAIC records highest ever number of monthly data breaches

OAIC records highest ever number of monthly data breaches

Since notification scheme began.
Jul 31 2020 1:19PM
Second IT contractor charged over LandMark White data breach

Second IT contractor charged over LandMark White data breach

As investigations continue.
Jul 17 2020 4:37PM
Optus faces class action after 50k customers' details sent to White Pages

Optus faces class action after 50k customers' details sent to White Pages

Lawyers test Privacy Act.
Apr 27 2020 2:33PM
Marriott discloses second data breach in two years

Marriott discloses second data breach in two years

5.2 million guests exposed.
Apr 1 2020 10:27AM

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