Australia Parliamentary Hack: China or Iran?



More importantly, on February 21, US cybersecurity firm Resecurity® claimed that the hack of the Australian parliamentary system was in fact consistent with those conducted by Iran, specifically the Mabna Institute, as part of a global campaign against Five Eyes, and it was suggested that they’d simply tried to make it look as if China had carried it out. The Mabna institute, a front for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), has previously been implicated in a massive hack of dozens of Australian universities, and it was cited specifically by former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull when he established the new national cyber security centre in 2018. Some Australian sources involved in the investigation, however, have dismissed Resecurity®’s analysis regarding Mabna and say China remains the primary suspect, although Resecurity® now says that the Australian Signals Directorate has confirmed its attribution of the attack to Iran... Please continue the article at the source

Source: AIJAC


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