An investigation into a cyber attack on St Vincent's Health Australia has found no evidence that personal data was stolen or posted on the dark web.
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Concerns social media giant TikTok breached Australian privacy laws through its data harvesting practices are being looked at by the information commissioner.
Authorities are scrambling to address a cyberattack at national provider St Vincent's Health, the latest in a series of hacks on Australian organisations.
An investigation by the Victorian Information Commissioner has found there were multiple breaches of personal information during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Consumer finance company Latitude Group says 14 million Australian and NZ customers had their records compromised in the hack on its systems.
Donor-conceived people are in line for more rights to access their genetic history in Queensland as the government responds to several recommendations.
Queensland has tightened the rules for using a state driver's licence for identification purposes following the Optus data breach in September.
Medibank has revealed a cyberattack was bigger than initially believed and general customer data was exposed.
Optus is being dragged over the coals after promising to "vigorously defend" any class actions launched by Australian customers over a major security breach.
The names and addresses of thousands of Telstra staff stolen from a third-party rewards program website in 2017 have been uploaded to the dark web.
The federal government is waiting for a response from Optus after calling on the telco to work with it in protecting Australians caught up in the data breach.