Australia Says Foreign Government Behind Cyberattack on Parliament - News Summed Up

Australia Says Foreign Government Behind Cyberattack on Parliament


CANBERRA, Australia—A cyberattack on Australia’s parliament was carried out by foreign agents, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said, coinciding with a warning from the country’s top intelligence official that spying against the key U.S. ally has reached unprecedented levels. Hackers on Feb. 8 sought access to computers systems in the parliament, but were thwarted before any confidential information was accessed. Mr. Morrison said Monday that they also attempted to breach servers used by the ruling center-right Liberal Party,...


Source: Wall Street Journal February 18, 2019 07:18 UTC



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