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11 April 2019 ASD confirms data stolen in Parliament IT breach

But exfil only netted non-confidential data. Australian Signals Directorate chief Mike Burgess has confirmed data was stolen by a state-sponsored actor during February’s malicious attack against Parliament House.

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27 March 2019 Norsk Hydro May Have Lost $40M in First Week After Cyberattack

Norwegian aluminum giant Norsk Hydro estimates that it may have lost more than $40 million in the first week following the ransomware attack that disrupted its operations.

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20 March 2019 Aluminium producer Norsk Hydro suffers cyber attack

Norsk Hydro became the latest company to be hit by hackers in a ransomware attack as one of Europe’s leading aluminium producers suffered stoppages at several of its plants.

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19 March 2019 Woodside buys into WA cyber security firm

Resources firm takes 10 per cent stake in Sapien Cyber.

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18 March 2019 Woodside Invests in cyber security start-up

Woodside Petroleum has made a multi-million dollar investment in local company Sapien Cyber, which has become the third tech start up to attract financial backing from the gas producer over the past month.

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01 March 2019 Cybersecurity industry set to thrive in Joondalup

Joondalup – location of choice for cybersecurity businesses Joondalup companies such as Sapien Cyber are changing the industrial cyber security landscape by bringing together world-leading expertise with state-of-the-art technology. This company is reaping the benefits of locating their cybersecurity business in Joondalup.

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21 February 2019 Crime syndicate hacks 15,000 medical files at Cabrini Hospital, demands ransom

A cyber crime syndicate has hacked and scrambled the medical files of about 15,000 patients from a specialist cardiology unit at Cabrini Hospital and demanded a ransom.

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21 February 2019 Toyota cyber attack leaves employees unable to access emails for days

Car maker Toyota has been hit by a cyber attack in Australia, with employees locked out of their emails for days.

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19 February 2019 Senior Defence figure raises concerns about future cyber attacks — and the scenario costing him sleep

One of Australia’s senior military figures says the threat of cyber attacks against the nation’s infrastructure and military networks is on the rise. Major General Marcus Thompson leads the Information Warfare Division, which was set up in mid-2017 with the aim of providing both defensive and offensive cyber capabilities. In his first media major interview, […]

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08 February 2019 Security breach strikes parliament’s IT network

All passwords reset. Parliamentarians and their staff have been forced to reset passwords after an apparent malicious attack against the parliamentary computing network overnight.

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