Secret recordings reveal Horizon Power manager’s conduct breach, CCC told

Secret recordings reveal Horizon Power manager’s conduct breach, CCC told

Posted May 08, 2018 18:54:51 Photo: Mr Thomas was recorded as saying he would “seek forgiveness” if his conflict of interest was discovered. (ABC News: Rebecca Trigger) Secret recordings of phone calls played in the Corruption and Crime Commission between a senior manager at one of WA’s biggest power suppliers …

Alleged Newcastle home invasion murderer granted ‘last chance’ bail after breach

Alleged Newcastle home invasion murderer granted ‘last chance’ bail after breach

Posted May 03, 2018 16:11:05 Photo: Benjamin Batterham (left) promised to stay away from “anything that is going to get me in trouble” before he was granted bail for a second time. (ABC: Giselle Wakatama) Related Story: Benjamin Batterham was on bail for murdering alleged intruder Related Story: Newcastle man …

Coalition berates Commonwealth Bank over failure to notify customers after data breach | Australia news

Christian Porter has lambasted the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) for failing to notify its customers of a data breach in which it lost backup tapes with details of almost 20 million accounts spanning 15 years. Although the incident occurred in 2016, before new laws that require mandatory reporting for serious breaches, …

Commonwealth Bank: Here’s what you should know about the data breach if you’re a customer

Commonwealth Bank: Here’s what you should know about the data breach if you’re a customer

Posted May 03, 2018 16:36:59 The Commonwealth Bank has confirmed it doesn’t know what happened to two magnetic tapes that had been scheduled to be destroyed — and that it’s known about this without telling customers since 2016. It’s a big deal because those tapes included information from 19.8 million …

Tony Abbott on ABC breach: I’m not asking for an apology … but I should get one | Australia news

Tony Abbott says he’s not demanding an apology from the ABC because he’s “not that kind of person” but “ordinary decency” should prompt the national broadcaster to say sorry after a negative ruling by a media regulator. The Australian Communications and Media Authority has ruled that a news report by …

Metgasco’s latest crisis: Director ousted for alleged breach of duties

Metgasco’s latest crisis: Director ousted for alleged breach of duties

Updated April 19, 2018 18:49:19 When Andrew Purcell is asked how serious a breach of directors’ duties it would be for a director to seek a secret, personal benefit in return for supporting a deal in the interest of shareholders, he answers with a vigorous nod. “That would be against …

Facebook data breach: Aussies find out if they were affected by Cambridge Analytica access

Facebook data breach: Aussies find out if they were affected by Cambridge Analytica access

By science, technology and environment reporter Michael Slezak Updated April 11, 2018 16:51:52 Photo: How Facebook is using the data of Australian users is now the subject of two inquiries. (ABC News: Tim Leslie) As Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg fronts a congressional inquisition, the social media giant has been notifying …

Facebook privacy breach: How to check right now if Cambridge Analytica got your data

Facebook privacy breach: How to check right now if Cambridge Analytica got your data

Updated April 10, 2018 23:32:10 Photo: This Facebook help page will tell you if your data has been breached by Cambridge Analytica. Facebook has released an online tool that tells users whether their data was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica. Key points: An estimated 87 million people had their data …

Facebook privacy breach: How to check right now if Cambridge Analytica has your data

Facebook privacy breach: How to check right now if Cambridge Analytica has your data

Posted April 10, 2018 22:50:31 Facebook has released an online tool that tells users whether their data was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica. A page in Facebook’s help centre will now tell you whether you or a friend were affected. The social media giant said it would be rolling out …

Facebook under investigation by Australia’s privacy commissioner over Cambridge Analytica breach

Facebook under investigation by Australia’s privacy commissioner over Cambridge Analytica breach

Updated April 05, 2018 13:25:17 Australia’s Privacy Commissioner has launched a formal investigation into social media giant Facebook, in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook has revealed more than 300,000 Australians may have had their private data used without their knowledge. Acting Information and Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk …