China has been blamed for a 'massive' hacking attack at Australia's Bureau of Meteorology, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported Wednesday.
The attack has damaged systems across the federal government and plugging the security breach will cost of millions of dollars, ABC reported, citing official sources.
The bureau owns one of Australia's largest supercomputers and provides critical information to a host of agencies. According to a source ABC spoke with, there was little doubt that the attack came from China.
According to the report, the Chinese government has denied its involvement in the cyber attack.
The report can be found here.