Hamish Barwick reports:
Sydney’s Mosman Municipal Council website has suffered a security breach that made the details of nine council staff available for download. However, according to a statement on the Council’s website no ratepayer information from the internal systems had been accessed.
The hack was made via an SQL injection exploit on a subsidiary Mosman sporting hall of fame website developed by the Council.
“It was able to initiate a data dump of some of our public-facing websites,” reads the statement. “The information being made available is essentially what you are able to access when browsing our websites.”
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