Australian security services investigate attempted cyber attack on parliament

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Asio among agencies looking at hacking attempt in Canberra amid suspicion a state-based actor could be to blame for would-be data breach

Australia’s security agencies are urgently investigating an attempt to hack the federal parliament’s computer network, with the parliament unable to rule out a foreign government being behind the attack.

In a joint statement, Scott Ryan and Tony Smith – parliament’s presiding officers – reported a “security incident on the parliamentary computing network” occurred overnight and into Friday morning.

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