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AFR coverage of Reserve Bank breach that was attibuted to China

This is the more detailed coverage on the Reserve Bank of Australia breach as reported by the Australian Financial Review. The Reserve Bank of Australia’s computer networks have been repeatedly and successfully hacked in a series of cyber-attacks to infiltrate sensitive internal information, including by ­Chinese-developed malicious software. “The RBA is sufficiently concerned about these […]

Chinese hackers infiltrated Reserve Bank

Computer networks at the Reserve Bank of Australia were compromised in 2011 by Chinese intelligence gathering malware, documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act reveal (pdf). The email disseminated trojan horse malware was planted on six computers at the RBA, bypassing anti-virus scanners, the documents first reported by the Australian Financial Review state. Several […]