Operations against actors targeting Australians during COVID-19 pandemic
Date of report
  • April 2020
  • Australian Signals Directorate
The Australian government launched cyberattacks disabling infrastructure used by foreign-based cybercriminals targeting Australians during the coronavirus pandemic.
Suspected victims
  • Infrastructure used by foreign-based cybercriminals
Suspected state sponsor
  • Australia
Type of incident
  • Data destruction
Target category
  • Private sector
Suspected state sponsor response