Queensland water supplier Sunwater targeted by hackers in months-long undetected cyber security breach

Rory Callinan reports:

Queensland’s largest regional water supplier, Sunwater, says it was targeted by hackers in a cyber security breach that went undetected for nine months.

It has been revealed that hackers left suspicious files on a webserver to redirect visitor traffic to an online video platform last year.

Sunwater admitted the cyber breach after the tabling of a Queensland’s Audit Office report into the state’s water authorities, which mentioned the incident but did not say which authority was targeted.

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