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IoT: Chinese smart technology poses security threat to Australia

China’s growing dominance in a range of advanced technologies poses a major threat to Australia, we have been warned. China’s growing dominance in smart cars, home appliances and other “Internet-of-Things” technologies poses a growing risk to Australia’s economy, a new report warns. Last year there were an estimated 12 billion “intelligent” Internet-connected devices around the …

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CS Energy hit by Chinese cyberattack that almost cost 3m homes power

A major cyberattack on Australia has been uncovered with Chinese hackers behind a potentially disastrous attempt. Millions of homes were just moments away from losing power after a ransomware attack on a large energy network believed to have been the work of Chinese hackers. CS Energy was hit by the attack on Saturday, November 27, …

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