Why cybersecurity continues to be problem for industry


The recent MyDeal incident is the third major incident affecting Australians. We need the community’s confidence back in our cyber capabilities, say UNSW experts.

In the past three weeks, three cyber attacks resulted in identity leaks that have sent ripples around the nation.

Has the triple-A of cyber security (Authentication, Authorisation and Accounting) failed?

In the recent MyDeal.com.au incident, early reports suggest that a compromised credential, most likely related to elevated users, was used to access a database storing user information. The attack led to the scrambling of 2.2 million customers data, which included email addresses, full names

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