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Hackers broke into Australia’s Parliament Computer Network

Australia’s parliament confirmed that is investigating a suspicious security incident that affected its computer network.

Australia announced an ongoing investigation on unspecified ‘security incident’ in the federal parliament’s computer network.

“Following a security incident on the parliamentary computing network, a number of measures have been implemented to protect the network and its users,” parliamentary authorities said in a statement.

At the time of writing, authorities did not provide technical details on the security breach, officials said there was no initial evidence that data had been compromised by threat actors.

Representatives from Australia’s Parliament did not release any statement on the attribution of the attack, but clearly, such kind of operations are usually associated with activities of nation-state actors.

“We have no evidence that this is an attempt to influence the outcome of parliamentary processes or to disrupt or influence electoral or...(continued)

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