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Australia concluded China was behind hack on parliament, political parties – sources  

In March of this year, Australia’s cyber intelligence agency – the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) – concluded that China was behind a February cyberattack targeting the computer network of the Australian parliament, insiders have told Reuters. However, a secret report by the ASD and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs suggested that the evidence supporting the attribution should not be made public in order to prevent harming trade relations with China.

The office of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison declined to comment on the Reuters report, while China denied responsibility for the attack.

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