‘It was an attack’: Australian census website collapses due to ‘malicious foreign hackers’

Catherine Healey reports:

The Australian Bureau of Statistics claims its Census website collapsed after it was attacked by foreign hackers.

ABS chief statistician David Kalisch told ABC radio Wednesday morning he was certain the Census website had come under a “malicious attack” from a foreign entity.

“The online census form was subject to four denial of service (DDoS) attacks yesterday.

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