Watchdog cyber sting exposes WA government security lapses

The Barnett government is facing a major security scare after investigators hacked into a string of government departments and accessed confidential information without being detected.The state’s Auditor-General, Colin Murphy, used an elaborate sting operation over two months to test cyber security in 15 agencies holding sensitive data about businesses and individuals.
www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/watchdog-cyber-sting-exposes-security-lapses/story-fn59niix-1226075936017

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