January 23, 2023 2:12 pm Published by

T-Mobile has started 2023 by uncovering a serious data breach they believe started around the end of November. Incredibly, just a few months ago in June 2022 T-Mobile paid $500 million to settle a class-action lawsuit against them regarding a data breach in 2021. Now they have been rocked by another massive breach. The August […]

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January 23, 2023 8:53 am Published by

A class action lawsuit has been filed against LastPass following two breaches the software vendor suffered in 2022. The case is currently made up of more than 100 members. Background of the breaches In one of the last weeks of 2022, LastPass released a notice to its users about a security incident—the second one since […]

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December 15, 2022 5:30 pm Published by

14 December 2022: Telecom provider TPG Telecom issues a notice that they suffered a cyber breach affecting up to 15,000 email accounts. Findings indicate that the primary aim of the hackers was to search for customers’ cryptocurrency and financial information. TPG reassured customers that they have “implemented measures to stop the unauthorised access.” According to […]

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December 9, 2022 8:10 am Published by

Legislation that penalises companies that fail to adequately protect customer data has been passed. From the Attorney-General’s Media Release: The Privacy Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 increases the maximum penalties for serious or repeated privacy breaches from the current $2.2 million penalty to whichever is the greater of: $50 million; three times the value of any […]

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December 8, 2022 2:36 pm Published by

The high-profile Medibank, Optus, and MyDeal breaches are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to data exposed due to cyber threats and hacks in Australia. The highly sensitive data and information of Australians are being traded online, ABC Investigations reports. This data includes logins for Australian Tax Office accounts, along with medical […]

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