Victorian Parliament detects almost 6,000 hacking attempts on its IT systems

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There were nearly 6,000 attempts to hack into the Victorian Parliament’s IT systems in April alone, with the United States topping the list of source countries.

  • Stephanie Anderson
  • ABC

Nearly 3,000 attempts originated from the United States last month and more than 1,000 came from Japan, according to figures shared at a budget estimates hearing on Tuesday.

Victoria Parliament 1a front LLLLOnly 547 attempts were detected from Australian would-be hackers.

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