CHART: Hacking attacks on Australia's government networks have tripled in just 3 years

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Attempts to hack government networks or systems of “national importance” have recorded a staggering increase over the past three years, a new report from the Australian Cyber Security Centre shows.

Australia is facing a barrage of online security threats with the number of attacks tripling in the past three years, up from 313 incidents in 2011 to 1131 threats in 2014.

Here’s the chart.

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