News post – Catch-23 No. 899 CensusFail

When the Government and the spokespeople from the Australian Bureau of Statistics talked about what went wrong with the 2016 Australian Census, you would be forgiven for thinking they learned everything about computers and the internet from 1980’s hacker movies.

It was a hack, wait, it wasn’t a hack, it was a denial of service attack, wait, it wasn’t an attack, but your data is safe with us… better shut down the site for two days just in case.

Mat

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