Australia: Fire Rescue Victoria confirms cyber attack from ‘external third party’ as outage continues

Fire Rescue Victoria [FRV] has confirmed it has been the victim of a cyber attack as it continues to deal with a widespread IT outage.

FRV revealed on Thursday it was having to alert firefighters to emergencies by mobile phone and radio because of an outage affecting its computer dispatch system.

The service said preliminary investigations had confirmed it had been targeted by “an external third party” in a cyber attack.

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Source:  MSN News