AFP blames Russia for Medibank’s data breach

Cyber criminals are operating like a business with affiliates and associates The Australian Federal Police, working with Interpol has named Russia as the culprit for recent data breach at Medibank. I know Australians are angry, distressed and seeking answers about the highly sensitive and deeply personal information that is being…

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AFP blames Russia for Medibank’s data breach

These cyber criminals are operating like a business with affiliates and associates The Australian Federal Police, working with Interpol has named Russia as the culprit for recent data breach at Medibank. I know Australians are angry, distressed and seeking answers about the highly sensitive and deeply personal information that is…

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Operation Guardian expanded to protect stolen information

Operation Guardian will be actively monitoring the clear, dark, and deep web The AFP is aware that distressing and very personal information has been released on the dark web and has immediately taken measures, including covert techniques, to identify further criminal activity. Investigators within the AFP’s Cyber Command are working…

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AFP urge victims to report cybercrime

Following ransomware disruption The AFP is urging victims of cybercrime to report ransomware attempts following the disruption of a dangerous ransomware group. Operation Orcus – a multi-agency ransomware taskforce established by the AFP – received a request from the Dutch National Police last month (September 2022) for assistance in investigating…

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Specialised protection for Optus customers

Operation Guardian should send a clear warning to cybercriminals. The AFP and state and territory police have set up Operation Guardian to supercharge the protection of more than 10,000 customers whose identification credentials have been unlawfully released online under the Optus data breach. Customers affected by the breach will receive…

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AFP working with overseas law enforcement on Optus breach

Our presence and focus extends outside Australian borders, and AFP specialised cyber investigators The AFP is gathering crucial evidence from the breach of Optus data and is working closely with overseas law enforcement to identify the offenders behind this attack. Operation Hurricane has been launched to identify the criminals behind…

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Australian Federal Police to modernise record keeping

Currently developing a digital transition roadmap. Australian Federal Police have been advised to make a number of changes to the technology they use in a newly released audit by the auditor general of the Australian National Audit office. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is the national and principal federal law…

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