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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.