Cyber attack on political parties by ‘sophisticated state agent’

Earlier this week, Scott Morrison announced that the three major parties had been subjected to a cyber attack from, what he called, a ‘sophisticated state actor’.

The attack has raised questions about the vulnerability of our parliamentary information systems and had some bracing for an attempt to influence our upcoming Federal election.

To discuss the cyber attack, I’m joined by Tom Sear, from the University of News South Wales and the Australian Defence Force Academy

You can read Mr Sear’s writing on the subject at The Conversation.

You may also like