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‘Significant threat’: cyber attacks increasingly targeting Australia’s critical infrastructure

Australian Cyber Security Centre report reveals ransomware incidents up 15% as cybercrime losses hit $33bn

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A quarter of cyber incidents reported to Australian security officials over the past year have targeted critical infrastructure and essential services, including health care, food distribution and energy.

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) will disclose the incidents in a report to be published on Wednesday, warning of “significant targeting, both domestically and globally, of essential services”.

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