Global malware incidents – our economic wellbeing is at stake

Conclusion: The recent high profile malware incidents, WannaCry and NotPetya, are a bellwether for a change in what the industry should reasonably expect online. WannaCry demonstrated that a group with nation state links can target everyone online, simply to harvest money. NotPetya demonstrated that a group with nation state links can target a nation’s economy with the explicit intention of causing economic trouble. Australia must prepare itself accordingly. It is no longer enough to know that we have a government agency that excels at cyber-spooking, we need a formalised capability to respond to global and national malware incidents.

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