Company CEO said it identified a scam that used a phishing attack to gain access to Domain's administrative systems to engage with people who have made rental property enquiries. Meanwhile, New Zealand's Waikato District Health Board has ended day three of disruptions, following a full outage of its IT systems on Tuesday, which reportedly was the result of ransomware.
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Food processing company said there's nothing to suggest that customer or supplier data has been compromised. New Zealand's Waikato District Health Board, meanwhile, is approaching its third week of disruption following a ransomware attack.
The Attorney-General's Department said the legislation, separate from its review of the Privacy Act, will target social media companies to ensure greater transparency about how personal information is being used and how consent is obtained.
Australian Privacy Commissioner has ordered Uber to comply with Australian Privacy Principles after finding the tech giant interfered with the privacy of 1.2 million Aussies when it suffered a data breach, and covered it up, back in 2016.
The ASX has highlighted challenges in relation to custody arrangements on cryptocurrency exchanges, suggesting perhaps a more regulated environment would provide assurance to investors.
After being hit twice by ransomware last year, Toll has said it welcomes the installation of software from the Australian government to help with thwarting cyber criminals, admitting it already let the ASD into its systems. Qantas, AGL, and Water Services Association of Australia are all happy with the looming mandate, too, providing it is done proportionately.
While conceding that foreign interference campaigns on its platforms targeting other jurisdictions have made their way to Australia, Google said none pursued the country specifically.
With the Online Safety Bill and the International Production Orders Bill now both awaiting Royal Assent, Australia's Home Affairs minister said the passage of the Critical Infrastructure legislation is a 'matter of urgency'.
The Australian government has said the Digital Transformation Agency is well placed to explore extending the digital identity program to online age verification to access things such as pornography.
The Digital Transformation Agency has now certified Australian Data Centres, Canberra Data Centres, Equinix Australia, Fujitsu Australia, Macquarie Telecom, and NextDC to store sensitive data locally.