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Australia Is Being Cyberattacked by State Actor, Prime Minister Says

SYDNEY—Businesses and federal government agencies in Australia are getting qualified by a sophisticated state actor in a substantial-scale cyberattack, the country’s prime minister explained, elevating alarm that disruption prompted by the coronavirus pandemic is escalating the vulnerability of institutions.

Key Minister Scott Morrison didn’t recognize the place liable on Friday, but explained not a lot of nations around the world have the means to mount these kinds of a broad-ranging cyber assault. All degrees of federal government, political organizations, training and overall health-care…