Time line of events from OpAustralia.
In July 2012 Anonymous hacktivist based within Australia started an operation that was aimed at the Australian government. The operation which has been dubbed OpAustralia was in fight for the recent proposal of security and surveillance laws within Australia.
The operation has also got the attention of Australian federal police and global media as well as the general public with many people who often have no idea about information security asking questions about security and data safety since the recent leak of personal information from the AAPT attack.
Operation Time line of Events and Attacks
10th july 2012
ABC Australia releases article about information and privacy monitoring laws, Article
15th july 2012
Sunshine coast website hacked, Article
21st july 2012
workliveplay.gov.au defaced, Article
Tony Abbotts website struck with xss, tweet
28th july 2012
29th july 2012
30th july 2012
Further 300,000 Personal details leaked from AAPT attack, Article.
2nd August 2012
Australian and New Zealand based sites hacked and data leaked in the name of opaustralia. Article
7th august 2012
Australian federal police issue warning via media to anonymous hacktivist. Article
police.tas.gov.au tango down
8th august 2012
9th august 2012
10th august 2012
Sites that have been attacked.
Video about the operation.
Gallery of attacks
updates will continue as the operation does.