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Australian privacy watchdog sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Australian privacy watchdog sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Begins legal proceedings after two-year investigation.
Mar 9 2020 4:30PM
Valentine credit data crackdown delivers kiss of death for online fraud

Valentine credit data crackdown delivers kiss of death for online fraud

User-initiated bans bite from today.
Feb 14 2020 12:54PM
Privacy watchdog's Facebook probe ongoing after 18 months

Privacy watchdog's Facebook probe ongoing after 18 months

Yet to hand down findings.
Oct 21 2019 6:50AM
OAIC reduces frequency of data breach reporting

OAIC reduces frequency of data breach reporting

Despite steady stream of notifications.
Aug 28 2019 6:55AM
'Readily available' consumer spyware apps could violate raft of Aussie laws

'Readily available' consumer spyware apps could violate raft of Aussie laws

According to ACCAN, Deakin University report.
Aug 26 2019 6:36AM
Franking credits website blasted by Privacy Commissioner

Franking credits website blasted by Privacy Commissioner

Wilson Asset Management International cops court-enforceable undertaking.
Jul 2 2019 12:00PM
CBA to 'substantially' overhaul privacy under OAIC undertaking

CBA to 'substantially' overhaul privacy under OAIC undertaking

90 days to submit plans.
Jun 27 2019 11:48AM
Did Marriott bloat Australia’s official data breach numbers?

Did Marriott bloat Australia’s official data breach numbers?

New +10 million Aussie victims increment launched.
May 13 2019 3:43PM
Govt wants to punish data misuse with $10m-plus fines

Govt wants to punish data misuse with $10m-plus fines

Won’t introduce draft legislation until after election.
Mar 25 2019 12:07PM
Malicious attacks rise in Australia's latest data breach numbers

Malicious attacks rise in Australia's latest data breach numbers

Phishing and brute-force attacks target credentials.
Feb 7 2019 10:30AM
Australia names a new privacy commissioner

Australia names a new privacy commissioner

Acting commissioner Angelene Falk appointed
Aug 17 2018 1:30PM
ACCC to devise bulk of consumer data right

ACCC to devise bulk of consumer data right

Govt gives regulator ‘substantial scope’.
Aug 15 2018 12:10PM
Cyber attacks rise in Australia's data breach numbers

Cyber attacks rise in Australia's data breach numbers

Health sector continues to have most incidents.
Jul 31 2018 7:08AM
Consumer data right boosts OAIC staff levels

Consumer data right boosts OAIC staff levels

Highest level in over five years.
May 28 2018 6:00AM
Open banking to be phased in from mid-2019

Open banking to be phased in from mid-2019

Banks warn of challenges ahead.
May 11 2018 6:00AM
OAIC sees 63 data breach notifications in first six weeks

OAIC sees 63 data breach notifications in first six weeks

Majority the result of "human error".
Apr 11 2018 9:18AM
Australian privacy commissioner launches investigation into Facebook

Australian privacy commissioner launches investigation into Facebook

Inquiries turn official.
Apr 5 2018 1:11PM
The OAIC will continue with a single chief

The OAIC will continue with a single chief

No return to previous model.
Feb 27 2018 5:13PM
Australia's privacy commissioner to retire

Australia's privacy commissioner to retire

Pilgrim steps down.
Feb 20 2018 12:47PM
Govt reveals data breach notification format

Govt reveals data breach notification format

Will use it to collect and publish stats.
Sep 29 2017 6:45AM

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