Time Line: Attacks and Events from Operation Australia (#OpAustralia)

Operation Australia

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

Hackers announce that they have got over 40gb of data from Australian ISP AAPT, Article s s
Partial leak of data from AAPT Hack, Article

29th july 2012

180,000 Persoanl details leaks from AAPT Attack. Article
Further 28MB of data released from AAPT Attack, Article
Press release video released to explain OpAustralia, Article

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

Australian Institute of Business Broker hacked and data leaked. Article
ASIO, DSD websites taken down from attacks., Article 

9th august 2012





10th august 2012

Tasmania police and 8 other sites taken offline. Article
web surveillance plans on ice smh.com.au
Paul Ducklin of sophos.com interview about the ASIO attacks with ABC. here

Sites that have been attacked.

regions.qld.gov.au deface
dtrdi.qld.gov.au deface
www.science.qld.gov.au deface
workliveplay.qld.gov.au deface
smartawards.qld.gov.au deface
asio.gov.au  ddos
ag.gov.au ddos
nicolaroxonmp.com ddos
sa.alp.org.au ddos
afp.gov.au ddos
www.muswellbrook.nsw.gov.au ddos
www.pyrosteel.com.au ddos
www.leeclarke.com.au ddos
www.act.gov.au ddos
www.canberraconnect.act.gov.au ddos
ccprod.stg.hyro.net.au ddos
www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au ddos
www.police.tas.gov.au ddos

Video about the operation.


Gallery of attacks


updates will continue as the operation does.

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