Cybercriminals spotted hiding cryptocurrency mining malware in forked projects on GitHub

Full Article : ZDNet – Security – Those behind the campaign are specially tailoring the Monero crypto-jacking malware to use a limited amount of CPU power in order to evade infections being detected.

ASD calls on government chief executives to up their cybersecurity game

Full Article : ZDNet – Security – The Australian Signals Directorate’s newly minted director has rejected the idea of a cybersecurity skills shortage, highlighting rather there’s a need to ensure the people at the … Read more

Australians used bitcoin to pay AU$50k-worth of fake ATO tax debts in 2017

Full Article : ZDNet – Security – The Australian Taxation Office has warned of scammers impersonating the ATO and demanding cryptocurrency as a form of payment, revealing AU$50,000 was handed over last year in … Read more

March security updates expand Meltdown-Spectre protection for Windows

Full Article : ZDNet – Security – Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday updates for March include a variety of security updates for all supported Windows versions, as well as removing a compatibility check for antivirus software. … Read more