The Complete List of Data Breaches In Australia For 2018 and 2019

Each year in Australia there are thousands of cyber breaches to businesses. While most of these breaches affect smaller businesses, occasionally there are “major” cyber breaches that impact large organisations and a huge number of people.

For Australian businesses, knowing how these cyber breaches occurred can help them protect their own data by ensuring they don’t allow the same thing happen to them. Below, we’ve listed the major cyber breaches in Australia that have had the biggest impact on the largest number of people.

The 2019 Data Breach Notifications

Big W – January 2019

Hawthorn Football Club – January 2019

Nova Entertainment – January 2019

My Health Records – January 2019

Victorian Public Servants – January 2019

The 2018 Data Breach Notifications

Commonwealth Bank – December 2018

Humble Bundle – December 2018

News Corp – December 2018

Marriott’s Hotels – December 2018

Dell – November 2018

Victoria’s Emergency Services – November 2018

Amazon – November 2018

PageUp People – November 2018 Update

Federal Group Hotel – November 2018

Under Armour’s MyFitnessPal App – November 2018

Austal – October 2018

Facebook – September 2018

Perth Mint – September 2018

RCR Tomlinson Engineering – August 2018

Strathmore Secondary College – August 2018

Airport Security Identity Cards (ASICs) – July 2018

MY Health Record – July 2018

Townsville City Council [Typeform] –  July 2018

Timehop App – July 2018

Cairns council hit by data breach [Typeform] | July 2018

PEXA – National e-conveyancing platform – July 2018

Australian National University – July 2018

Airtasker – July 2018

Bakers Delight – July 2018

Tasmanian Electoral Commission – July 2018

Ticketmaster – June 2018

HealthEngine – June 2018

Flightradar24 – June 2018

PageUp People – June 2018

MyHeritage – June 2018

Family Planning NSW – May 2018

Svitzer Australia – March 2018

GoGet – January 2018

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