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Australian State Government’s Data Posted on Dark Web

Highly sensitive data from the Victorian government has been published on the dark web after the information was stolen during a cyber attack on an affiliated law firm.
HWL Ebsworth, a top Australian law firm, said it became a target of cyberattack by a Russian hacking group earlier this year when a threat actor identified as ALPHV/BlackCat made a post on a dark web forum claiming to have infiltrated data from the firm.
“Upon becoming aware of this threat, HWL Ebsworth immediately engaged McGrathNicol to investigate the incident and undertake containment and remediation actions,” the firm said on its website….

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