HWL Ebsworth data breach: Hackers claim huge data leak 

The Russian-linked cybercriminals responsible for the recent attack on national law firm HWL Ebsworth claim to have leaked troves of sensitive information to the dark…

Scammers are using breaking news events to exploit victims, legal webinar hears

Scammers are using breaking news events, like recent cyber-attacks or cost-of-living announcements in the Federal Budget, to exploit unsuspecting and vulnerable people, a community law…

Slater and Gordon commence class action against Optus

More than 100,000 current and former Optus customers register for class action, seeking compensation for data breach.

Lawyers urged to stay ‘cyber-safe’ ahead of Easter

Law practices in NSW are being reminded to stay alert to the threat of cyber-attacks ahead of the Easter long weekend, the legal profession’s insurer…

Privacy concerns over popular fertility apps

Dr Katharine Kemp, senior lecturer at UNSW Law and Justice, discusses the main privacy issues of using fertility apps.

What lawyers need to know about the Latitude cyber-attack

Australian financial services firm Latitude has confirmed approximately 333,000 customers and applicants have had their personal information stolen in the latest cyber-attack.

Australia to overhaul cyber security laws: the legal implications coming down the line

The Federal Government plans to overhaul the country’s cybersecurity agenda in the wake of last year’s disastrous data breaches on Optus and Medibank, which compromised…

Medibank class action grows as law firms team up

A trio of leading law firms are merging their class-action lawsuits against health insurer Medibank to secure compensation for tens of thousands of customers after…

Legal issues arising from the Medibank data breach

LSJ speaks with experts to discuss cyber security law, the issues playing out in real time, and the upcoming class action.

Medibank breach ransom revealed and NSW agencies forced to report hacks

With millions of Australians living out their worst data breach nightmares following the unscrupulous hack on Medibank, the NSW Government will introduce a Bill to…