News Summary: Report says China hacked Australia

News Summary: Australian government pressures to say if Chinese hacked new spy agency building

Associated Press

SPY VS. SPY: Australian Broadcasting Corp. television reported that plans for a new $608 million headquarters for the Australian Security Intelligence Organization had been stolen through a cyberattack on a contractor.

SECURITY BREECH: Blueprints for the long-delayed building in Canberra, including details such as communications cabling, server locations and security systems, had been traced to a Chinese server, the network reported. The Chinese Foreign Ministry questioned the report.

NO REDESIGN: Attorney General Mark Dreyfus, the minister in charge of the spy agency, refused to confirm or deny the report, but said the structure is "very secure" and did not need to be redesigned. ASIO will move in this year.

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