Beijing has clashed repeatedly with Canberra but has publicly denied orchestrating the cyberattacks. Photo: ShutterstockBeijing has clashed repeatedly with Canberra but has publicly denied orchestrating the cyberattacks. Photo: Shutterstock
Beijing has clashed repeatedly with Canberra but has publicly denied orchestrating the cyberattacks. Photo: Shutterstock

Australia ramps up cybersecurity spending after state-backed attacks linked to China

  • Canberra plans to spend an additional US$928 million to counter malicious cyber activity that the PM says is increasing in frequency, scale and sophistication
  • As with state-backed cyberattacks on Australia’s parliament, political parties and universities last year, China has been seen as the likely culprit
Topic |   Australia
Beijing has clashed repeatedly with Canberra but has publicly denied orchestrating the cyberattacks. Photo: ShutterstockBeijing has clashed repeatedly with Canberra but has publicly denied orchestrating the cyberattacks. Photo: Shutterstock
Beijing has clashed repeatedly with Canberra but has publicly denied orchestrating the cyberattacks. Photo: Shutterstock
READ FULL ARTICLE