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

Incident: Sydney man charged over Netflix, Spotify credential-stuffing, stolen accounts | iTnews

Incident: Sydney man charged over Netflix, Spotify credential-stuffing, stolen accounts | iTnews

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: March 13 2019

A Sydney man has been charged by the Australian Federal Police for allegedly selling stolen subscription credentials for online streaming services including Netflix and Spotify.

The 21-year-old was arrested during a raid of a Dee Why property in Sydney’s northern beaches yesterday that also seized cryptocurrencies and electronic materials.

Source: Sydney man charged over Netflix, Spotify credential-stuffing, stolen accounts

Australia police accidentally broadcast arrest plans on social media | Yahoo 7

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: December 19 2017

Sydney (AFP) – Australian police accidentally broadcast on social media details of an operation to arrest a suspected North Korean agent — three days before he was taken into custody, media reported Wednesday.

Source: Australia police accidentally broadcast arrest plans on social media

Computer password laws being ‘sneaked’ through SA Parliament, Greens say | ABC News (Australia)

The laws were sold as a further measure against child exploitation material, but the Greens worry they are being expanded to cover offences such as fraud.

Source: Computer password laws being ‘sneaked’ through SA Parliament, Greens say