Australia reveals cyber attacks on parliament and political parties
In February 2019, with a general election expected in May, the Australian government revealed that Australia's main political parties had been hacked by a "sophisticated state actor". The Australian Cyber Security Centre uncovered the hack while investigating a just-revealed hack of the Australian parliament's computer networks. A spokeswoman for China's ministry of foreign affairs denied the suggestion that China was responsible.
Writer: Jamie Smyth
Publication: Financial Times