BoM was hacked by a ‘foreign power’: report
Claire Reilly reports:
It’s official. Foreign spies compromised Australia’s government networks last year, and they got at us through our weather division.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre has confirmed that a 2015 attack on servers at Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology was conducted by a “foreign intelligence service.” The attack saw two computers on the BOM’s network infected with remote access malware, allowing the attacker to search for, and copy, an “unknown quantity of documents.
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