ATTRIBUTION OF MALICIOUS CYBER ACTIVITY TO CHINA’S MINISTRY OF STATE SECURITY

KAREN ANDREWS: The Australian Government overnight has joined international partners in expressing serious concerns about malicious cyber activities by China’s Ministry of State Security. In consultation with our partners – and that includes the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan – the Government has determined that China’s Ministry of State Security exploited vulnerabilities in…

NEW LEGISLATION TO MAKE AUSTRALIANS SAFER

The Morrison Government will revolutionise the way Australian agencies investigate and prosecute serious crime, including terrorism, child sexual exploitation and cybercrime following the passage of legislation in the Senate today. Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews said the passage of the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (International Production Orders) Bill 2020 will ensure Australia’s law enforcement agencies…