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OAIC says data breach notification scheme is working
Privacy & Cybersecurity August 1, 2018 11:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In the first full quarter following the implementation of its mandatory data breach reporting rules, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner received an average […]

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SEC probing Facebook disclosures over Cambridge Analytica data harvesting
Privacy & Cybersecurity July 13, 2018 1:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The US securities regulator is reportedly looking into Facebook’s disclosures to investors about the harvesting of user data by political research firm Cambridge Analytica, as […]

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IMF Bentham mulls privacy class action against Facebook
Privacy & Cybersecurity July 10, 2018 9:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

IMF Bentham is considering funding a privacy class action against Facebook for allowing political research firm Cambridge Analytica to harvest information from the Facebook accounts […]

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PageUp says consumer data likely accessed in system breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity June 12, 2018 10:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Facing the threat of a class action, HR software company PageUp said Tuesday that customer information was likely compromised during a recent system breach. PageUp […]

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PageUp may face class action over data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity June 8, 2018 11:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

HR software company PageUp may be the first company to face a data breach class action in Australia following a new mandatory data breach notification […]

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ACCC looking at Oracle info on Google data use
Privacy & Cybersecurity May 14, 2018 4:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC is considering a report by US-based Oracle into Google’s tracking of Australian Android phone users as part of the regulator’s broader inquiry into […]

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Government budgets $44.6M for consumer data rights
Privacy & Cybersecurity May 9, 2018 10:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Government has promised $44.6 million over the next four years to establish a National Consumer Data Right that will enable consumers and small […]

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Commonwealth Bank admits data breach of 20 million accounts
Privacy & Cybersecurity May 3, 2018 2:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has confirmed a breach of data affecting nearly 20 million accounts, but said Thursday there was no evidence that customers’ details […]

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OAIC confirms health data breaches
Healthcare April 24, 2018 12:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has confirmed a news report that it received a notice of a health data breach every other day […]

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Privacy Commissioner opens probe into Facebook
Privacy & Cybersecurity April 5, 2018 10:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Privacy Commissioner on Thursday opened an investigation of Facebook on the heels of confirmation by the social media giant that the data of over […]

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