Numerous cyber attacks in recent years have targeted common household devices, such as routers. ShutterstockUp to 400 Australian organisations may have been snared in a massive hacking incident detailed today. The attack, allegedly engineered by the Russian government, targeted millions of government and private sector machines globally via devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls.
This follows a cyber attack orchestrated by Iranian hackers revealed last month, which targeted Australian universities.
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Source: The Conversation