privacy

Uber to end post-trip tracking of riders

Uber to end post-trip tracking of riders

As part of privacy push.
Aug 30 2017 7:48AM
Victoria appoints first information commissioner

Victoria appoints first information commissioner

FOI and privacy functions merge.
Aug 29 2017 3:30PM
QPS crime reporting app fails privacy, security audit

QPS crime reporting app fails privacy, security audit

No PIA until five years after launch, and prompt by watchdog.
Aug 25 2017 6:40AM
Enterprise use of Uber app risks data leaks

Enterprise use of Uber app risks data leaks

Updated: Uber disputes findings.
Aug 14 2017 6:20AM
Blood Service escapes penalties in data breach investigation

Blood Service escapes penalties in data breach investigation

Contractor given harsher rebuke.
Aug 7 2017 11:51AM
Sweden exposed sensitive data on citizens, military personnel

Sweden exposed sensitive data on citizens, military personnel

Sent unredacted drivers licence database to marketers.
Jul 24 2017 9:00AM
Millions of Verizon customer details exposed on misconfigured Amazon S3 server

Millions of Verizon customer details exposed on misconfigured Amazon S3 server

Threat to two-factor authentication.
Jul 13 2017 7:16AM
Medicare access to be reviewed after breach discovery

Medicare access to be reviewed after breach discovery

System hasn't been changed in eight years.
Jul 10 2017 9:26AM
British hospital trust failed to protect patient data in Google trial

British hospital trust failed to protect patient data in Google trial

DeepMind also takes responsibility.
Jul 4 2017 8:30AM
NSW appoints full-time privacy commissioner

NSW appoints full-time privacy commissioner

Brings in health privacy executive.
Jun 22 2017 2:02PM
Trump campaign data firms leak info on 200m US voters

Trump campaign data firms leak info on 200m US voters

Over a terabyte of data open in the cloud.
Jun 20 2017 6:50AM
Qld Police to share de-identified data on individual criminals

Qld Police to share de-identified data on individual criminals

Griffith Uni data lab goes live.
Jun 6 2017 2:56PM
Pollies' leaked phone numbers were downloaded almost 1000 times

Pollies' leaked phone numbers were downloaded almost 1000 times

White text could still be copied.
May 22 2017 2:35PM
Govt likely to open face verification system to private sector

Govt likely to open face verification system to private sector

Despite criticism over privacy.
May 18 2017 12:15PM
Qld public servants told not to 'peek' at personal data

Qld public servants told not to 'peek' at personal data

CCC warns govt workers to stay within the law.
May 18 2017 11:26AM
OAIC forces Australian govt into a data privacy code

OAIC forces Australian govt into a data privacy code

To guard against any more breaches.
May 18 2017 9:59AM
Victoria dismantles privacy commission

Victoria dismantles privacy commission

Merged with FOI office under information commissioner.
May 12 2017 10:27AM
Aussie banks forced to open up customer data

Aussie banks forced to open up customer data

Budget 2017: New regime to empower users.
May 9 2017 7:58PM
AFP breached data retention laws

AFP breached data retention laws

Accessed journalist records without a warrant.
Apr 28 2017 3:54PM
Tanium chief admits to using private hospital data in sales demo

Tanium chief admits to using private hospital data in sales demo

Accessed network without permission.
Apr 24 2017 10:32AM

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