Latest cyber attacks

Big Law 12 February 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonHWL Ebsworth’s hackers hit with final injunction

A Supreme Court made a final interlocutory injunction against HWL Ebsworth’s hackers from sharing or using the stolen...

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SME Law 09 February 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyRecent research shows that one in two law firms are not ready to...

Recent research shows that one in two law firms are not ready to handle cyber incidents. Now, the Australasian Legal...

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Corporate Counsel 23 January 2024 ByDavid HollingworthMedibank hacker to be sanctioned under new cyber laws

The federal government has revealed that a Russian citizen is behind the nearly 10-million-person hack and will face...

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The Bar 23 January 2024 ByDaniel CroftVictorian court breach much worse than first thought

Court Services Victoria has revealed that the cyber attack it suffered last year was much more substantial than first...

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Politics 17 January 2024 ByDaniel CroftComplete list of government agencies affected by HWL Ebsworth hack...

The full list of government agencies affected by the cyber attack on BigLaw firm HWL Ebsworth has been released by the...

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Big Law 13 December 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyLaw firms a ‘perfect target’ for cyber criminals (and the pressure...

Heading into 2024, cyber security cannot be anything other than an urgent priority for law firms (particularly...

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Big Law 27 November 2023 ByAnnie Haggar‘Let’s kill all the lawyers’

The famous line goes all the way back to 1592 when it was uttered by Dick the Butcher in Shakespeare’s Henry VI....

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Big Law 14 November 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonOptus general counsel evidence ‘vague’ on cyber attack details,...

To keep a Deloitte investigation into last year’s cyber attack private, Optus relied on the state of mind of its...

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Big Law 10 November 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonOptus class action secures Deloitte report into data breach

Optus failed to keep a Deloitte report into last year’s major data breach out of the hands of a class action...

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Big Law 30 October 2023 ByDaniel Croft16 AFP personnel deemed at risk following HWL Ebsworth data breach

A Senate estimates hearing has heard that nearly 70 current and former AFP members were affected by the HWL Ebsworth...

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