hacked by China
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds urged businesses to check their cyber security and take extra steps such as ensuring employees use multi-factor identification to use devices. She said: ‘Firstly, patch your Internet facing devices promptly, ensuring that any web or email servers are fully updated with the latest software.
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds today told businesses how to improve their cyber security as Australia faces a series of major cyber attacks from a ‘sophisticated state actor’.
Cyber experts said it was the first time in history that an Australian defence minister had addressed the nation with specific technical tips to avoid being hacked.
She urged businesses to check their security systems and take extra steps such as ensuring employees use multi-factor identification to log in to devices.
- Senior sources have told Daily Mail Australia that government agencies believe China is behind the relentless campaign to hack into the systems of Australian companies. Pictured: Chinese people at an internet cafe