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Former government contractor avoids jail for mining crypto at work

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Just don’t use work resources for personal gain

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Australian Civil Servant Caught Mining Crypto With Government Hardware

Australian Civil Servant Caught Mining Crypto With Government Hardware

The Australian Federal Police has charged a government employee alleged to have misused government IT infrastructure for personal cryptomining operations, earning about $6,200.

From ideas boom to innovation bust: How Australia turned against tech

From ideas boom to innovation bust: How Australia turned against tech

In the space of a few short years, Canberra has gone from being besotted with tech, to ignoring it, to actively undermining it

Australia Announces National Blockchain Roadmap and Further Boost to Government Funding

Australia Announces National Blockchain Roadmap and Further Boost to Government Funding

Australia has unveiled a national blockchain strategy and roadmap, with a boost of AU$100,000 in further funding from the federal government.

Australia is Developing a National Blockchain for Businesses

Australia is Developing a National Blockchain for Businesses

Australia is now welcoming cryptocurrency with open arms, announcing a blockchain networkd that all Aussie businesses can use.

Video: The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, SKA, and HPC in Australia

Video: The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, SKA, and HPC in Australia

Mark Stickells from the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre gave this talk at the HPC User Forum. "The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is one of two, Tier-1, High Performance Computing facilities in ...

Australia leads the way with Blockchain Innovation

Australia leads the way with Blockchain Innovation

Asia has led the way with the progress made in the adoption of the Blockchain technology with two of the three biggest Crypto markets…

CSIRO shutters ON incubator as government funding dries up

CSIRO shutters ON incubator as government funding dries up

The program will expire alongside funding from Australia's National Innovation and Science Agenda.

Research sector answers the Government’s call for the best available evidence on COVID-19

Research sector answers the Government’s call for the best available evidence on COVID-19

RRIF participants are working together to rapidly answer pressing questions about COVID-19, as they emerge. Australia and New Zealand’s science, research and innovation sectors have united ...

Big data in the public sector: five ways the government is using data science

Big data in the public sector: five ways the government is using data science

Understanding some of the ways government agencies are already using data science can guide transformation across the public sector.

Illegal crypto-mining: Australian man could face 10 years in jail for illegally mining cryptocurrencies using government devices

Illegal crypto-mining: Australian man could face 10 years in jail for illegally mining cryptocurrencies using government devices

An unnamed man from Killara in New South Wales, Australia, is being charged by the Australian authorities for making use of government computer systems to mine cryptocurrencies for ...

Aussie Bitcoin Miner Retrofits Government Computers, Faces 10 Years in Prison

Aussie Bitcoin Miner Retrofits Government Computers, Faces 10 Years in Prison

By CCN: A man from Sydney, Australia will appear in court on Tuesday after turning a government computer into a bitcoin mining rig. He allegedly mined $9,000 worth of cryptocurrency on the ...