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‘Foreign government’ is responsible for cyber hack on Australia’s Parliament

‘Foreign government’ is responsible for cyber hack on Australia’s Parliament – but Scott Morrison insists there’s no sign of electoral interference

The computer networks of Australia’s major political parties were affected by a recent sophisticated cyber attack on federal parliament, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed.

Mr Morrison says a ‘state actor’ is believed responsible for the attack 10 days ago, and political parties are being offered support from the Australian Cyber Security Centre.

‘Our cyber experts believe that a sophisticated state actor is responsible for this malicious activity,’ he told parliament on Monday.

But Mr Morrison says there is no evidence of any electoral interference.

His comments come after Senate President Scott Ryan confirmed there had been no more breaches of the federal parliamentary computer system since February 8.

The computer networks of Australia’s major political parties were affected by a recent sophisticated cyber attack on federal parliament, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed (file picture) 

 

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