Incident: Govt IT contractor charged over cryptocurrency mining – Security | iTnews

Incident: Govt IT contractor charged over cryptocurrency mining – Security | iTnews

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: May 21 2019

A Sydney man has been charged by the Australian Federal Police for allegedly modifying the computer systems of a federal government agency to mine cryptocurrency while employed as an IT contractor

More than $9000 allegedly mined on agency IT systems.

Source: Govt IT contractor charged over cryptocurrency mining – Security – iTnews

Public servants warned against liking anti-government social media posts | The Guardian

SocialMedia

Union says Australian Public Service Commission advice a restriction on right to participate in democracy.

Public servants are being warned that liking and sharing social media posts could put them in breach of their code of conduct and they may even be required to police anti-government messages posted by their friends

Source: Public servants warned against liking anti-government social media posts | Australia news | The Guardian