The failure of regulators, firms and individuals to protect sensitive data is behind cases such as the Cambridge Analytica furore, says Sydney academic.
A major vulnerability in Telstra's popular Argus patient record sharing software may have left Australians' sensitive medical details exposed to attack.
Facebook's market value has plunged over allegations that Cambridge Analytica used profile data to influence the US presidential election.
The Privacy Commissioner will check to see if Australians' private Facebook data was acquired by Cambridge Analytica.
Sensitive information on close to half of shipping company Svitzer's Australian employees was compromised over a nearly 11-month period.
Australia's Notifiable Data Breach legislation came into effect today, leaving Australian organisations at risk of fines of up to $1.8m for failing to disclose a breach.
With the Notifiable Data Breach scheme about to start, two OAIC guides detail the steps to take if you're informed of a breach.
Gartner urges a multistage approach to dealing with the new class of security vulnerability represented by Meltdown and Spectre.
Jamil Farshchi will have the challenging task of helping to restore public confidence in the integrity of the credit reporting agency's stored data.
Executives and company directors will face increased responsibility for cybersecurity under Australia's new mandatory data breach notification laws.
A 41 GB database containing 1.4 billion stolen usernames and passwords — compiled from over 250 high-profile data breaches — has been leaked online.
Intel has discovered vulnerabilities in the firmware of a range of processors that could potentially allow attackers to remotely execute code or gain access to sensitive information.
A government contractor inadvertently left the personal information of thousands of public servants and private sector workers exposed in a misconfigured publicly accessible AWS cloud storage bucket.
A hacker codenamed Alf, after a Home and Away character, has exfiltrated 30 GB of data on Australia's Joint Strike Fighter and other military vehicle programs.
Yahoo has revealed that a previously disclosed 2013 data breach was the worst of all time, with all 3 billion of its users at the time impacted.