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Written Reports 01 PageUp Data Breach: Unauthorised Activity SUBMITTED BY Sahadath Hossain Student ID: 486549E-Mail: [email protected] sahad KIT711 Network Security Techniques and Technology SUMMITTED TO Dr. Mira Park Unit Coordinator
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PageUp Data Breach: Unauthorised Activity PageUp data breach is one of the major security breaches in 2018. PageUp, a recruitment platform used by lots of Australia’s major corporations to manage their recruitment. It was confirmed hacked and thousands of job candidates’ personal details may have been compromised in the data breach. The platform is used by many large companies and agencies including “University of Tasmania, Telstra, Wesfarmers, Linfox, the Reserve Bank, and the ABC” to manage job applications via an online process [Ann18] The data hacker got from the job applications could be highly vulnerable and useful for identity fraud. Some of the applications hold potentially more threating information like passport details, tax file number, ABN number and bank information. Numerous major corporate and government companies that using PageUp platform cancelled their recruitment process with PageUp and demanding logical explanation for the hack. PageUp platform had more than 2 million active users in across 190 countries [Ann18]. After the security attack chief executive Karen Cariss on its website, saying it had noticed “unusual activity” in its IT infrastructure on May 23.
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  • Computer Security, Taxation in Australia, University of Tasmania, PageUp, PageUp Data Breach

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