Australia currently being hit by a major cyber attack

Australia is under mass cyber-attack from a foreign state targeting all levels of government, industry and business.

Australian PM Scott Morrison this morning revealed that Australian organisations were actively being targeted by a “state-based cyber actor” but would not name the country believed to be behind the “malicious” cyber raid.

“What I can confirm, with confidence, based on the advice, the technical advice that we have received, is that this is the action of a state-based actor with significant capabilities,” the Prime Minister said.

Australian authorities have requested all Australian businesses to update their protective software and secure their internet access as a major cyberattack targets Australian businesses.

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