Displaying items by tag: Breach

OAIC: The convenience store group interfered with customers' privacy by collecting sensitive biometric information that was without necessity or reasonable consent.

Published in Security
Thursday, 07 October 2021 00:19

Massive data breach at Twitch.tv

Reports are emerging of a breach at Twitch.tv that suggest hackers captured EVERYTHING right up until Monday, perhaps Tuesday (US time) this week.

Published in Security

Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer Gigabyte has been hit by a ransomware attack, forcing the shutdown of systems, and with the group responsible threatening to release 112GB of stolen data from Gigabyte, Intel, AMD, and American Megatrends.

Published in Security

SolarWinds today released its eighth annual IT trends report. Its findings paint a picture where organisations everywhere have exposure to enterprise IT risk, but where risk preparedness is being met with apathy and complacency as businesses exit their COVID-19 crisis mode. The opportunity is there for IT leaders and tech pros to steer their company's future.

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The Lorna Jane womens activewear manufacturer and retailer has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay $5 million in penalties for making false and misleading representations to consumers, and engaging in conduct liable to mislead the public in connection with the promotion and supply of its LJ Shield Activewear.

Published in Technology Regulation

The competition watchdog, the ACCC, has sought leave to appear at the hearing of Epic Games appeal to the Full Federal Court against an earlier Court decision to stay Epic’s proceedings against Apple.

Published in Technology Regulation

GUEST INTERVIEW: During 2020, cyber attacks surged, teaching business many lessons that have made companies and their staff much safer, but as the attacks continue, what must companies do to be as proactively secure as possible?

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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has directed Telstra to comply with its billing accuracy obligations after an investigation found it had overcharged more than 10,000 customers a total of almost $2.5 million over a 12-year period.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Friday, 20 December 2019 21:42

Hacked with friends: 173M Zynga accounts breached

Have I Been Pwned has reported that much of Zynga's userbase has been 'stolen.'

Published in Security

American cyber security behemoth Symantec suffered a breach of its systems in February but kept quiet about it even though passwords and a list of companies said to be its clients were stolen by an attacker.

Published in Open Sauce

The credentials of some 190,000 account holders at Docker Hub, the official repository for Docker container images, have been exposed due to "a brief moment of unauthorised access", the site says.

Published in Security
Friday, 08 March 2019 11:27

APAC companies hit harder by cyber breaches

A new study suggests companies in the Asia-Pacific region are struggling to contain the cost of cyber breaches.

Published in Security

Quora, a site that hosts questions and answers posed and responded to by everyday people, has reported a major security breach.

Published in Security
Sunday, 23 September 2018 23:43

Aura brings security-with-a-service to Australia

Security solutions firm Aura Information Security says its RedShield product is worthy of a new acronym, SwaS, and that it would have protected American credit information provider Equifax if they had it in place.

Published in Security

Whoever is responsible for Telstra's site "accidentally" leaking private email and other information is probably feeling like quite the "accidental" foolish tool, with the leak discovered by a member of the public.

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The head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre, Alastair MacGibbon, says it is impossible to say where the breach of systems at the Australian National University originated.

Published in Security

There are some similarities between the two Australian companies whose defences were breached recently: human resources outfit PageUp People and e-conveyancing platform PEXA.

Published in Open Sauce

The arrival of mandatory breach reporting in Australia is a ticking clock. Cloud-based email management provider Mimecast is concerned many Australian businesses are not ready.

Published in Security

About 550,000 Australia Red Cross blood donor records have been exposed by a Web developer using their Web server like a personal file server.

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With data breaches up 15%, compromised data records up 31% compared to the previous six months, and with identity and personal data theft accounting for 64% of all data breaches, this is one report you’ll want to read.

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