Cyber and Privacy Update 1 Mar 2019

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Developments in the world of cyber and privacy

Friday 1 March 2019  

GDPR in Numbers
A recent release (infographic) from the European Commission to celebrate Data Protection Day 2019 contains some interesting statistics about the GDPR since it came into force last year. This includes the fact that during May 2018, GDPR was searched for more than Beyoncé on Google.
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Crime syndicate hacks 15,000 medical files at Cabrini Hospital, demands ransom
A cyber crime syndicate has hacked and scrambled the medical files of about 15,000 patients from a specialist cardiology unit at Cabrini Hospital and demanded a ransom.  A Cabrini spokesperson would not say how many files had been affected or whether a ransom had been paid.
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LMW Update
In a further update regarding LMW’s data security incident, the group has announced a delay in the Lodgement of their December 2018 Appendix 4D and Half Year Report. A further and ongoing consequence of the incident. 
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Critical Flaw Uncovered In WordPress That Remained Unpatched for 6 Years
Cybersecurity researchers shared their latest research with The Hacker News, revealing the existence of a critical vulnerability that affects all previous versions of WordPress content management software released in the past 6 years.
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