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Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack
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Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack

Sep 5th 2021, 12:19 PM 28,415 Views 27 Comments

A garda spokesman said the operation had “directly prevented” other ransomware attacks across the world.

Hackers demand $70m (€58.9m) after US IT company ransomware attack
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Hackers demand $70m (€58.9m) after US IT company ransomware attack

Jul 5th 2021, 9:30 PM 26,391 Views 25 Comments

More than 1,000 companies have been affected in the US based Kaseya attack.

Massive ransomware attack on US IT company potentially hit 1,000 businesses
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Massive ransomware attack on US IT company potentially hit 1,000 businesses

Jul 4th 2021, 9:18 AM 28,655 Views 27 Comments

A Swedish supermarket chain ad to close around 800 stores after losing access to its checkouts.

Hundreds of US businesses hit by 'colossal and devastating' cyber attack
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Hundreds of US businesses hit by 'colossal and devastating' cyber attack

Jul 3rd 2021, 12:15 PM 28,351 Views 7 Comments

Kaseya said yesterday evening that it had limited the attack to “a very small percentage of our customers”.

HSE secures orders to get details of those who downloaded cyber attack information
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HSE secures orders to get details of those who downloaded cyber attack information

Jun 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 21,219 Views 0 Comments

The orders were secured against Chronicle Security Ireland Ltd and its US-based parent Chronicle LLC.

Lead cyber crime garda issues advice to public struck by data leak from HSE ransomware attack
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Lead cyber crime garda issues advice to public struck by data leak from HSE ransomware attack

Jun 3rd 2021, 1:20 PM 29,626 Views 29 Comments

The data of 520 patients has appeared online since the cyber attack.

HSE effort to rebuild systems after ransomware attack is 'gaining momentum'
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HSE effort to rebuild systems after ransomware attack is 'gaining momentum'

May 29th 2021, 3:46 PM 19,161 Views 22 Comments

Paul Reid, HSE CEO, said that work was progressing but added that patients and staff were still at risk.

Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says
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Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says

May 27th 2021, 3:38 PM 30,049 Views 61 Comments

Eight people have died from Covid-19 in the last 12 days, the HSE also confirmed.

Hospital secures court injunction against those behind private IT system cyber attack
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Hospital secures court injunction against those behind private IT system cyber attack

May 25th 2021, 7:36 PM 21,133 Views 0 Comments

A ransomware note was found on a Cork hospital’s private computer system, separate from systems operated by the HSE.

Government bracing for potential release of HSE data
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Government bracing for potential release of HSE data

May 23rd 2021, 2:05 PM 31,112 Views 43 Comments

There is a “real risk” of patient information being released despite a High Court injunction.

HSE making progress on restoring health systems, but disruption to continue next week
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HSE making progress on restoring health systems, but disruption to continue next week

Updated May 22nd 2021, 6:25 PM 29,785 Views 32 Comments

Government ministers have met to review progress on Ireland’s response to the attack.

Gardaí urging people to contact them if they believe their data was shared online in HSE hack
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Gardaí urging people to contact them if they believe their data was shared online in HSE hack

May 21st 2021, 6:27 PM 14,071 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí have said they are not certain on the reports that data from the HSE hack is circulating online.

Initial results 'positive' in testing decryption tool to unlock data, Health Minister says
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Initial results 'positive' in testing decryption tool to unlock data, Health Minister says

May 21st 2021, 9:28 AM 16,701 Views 56 Comments

A decryption key was made available yesterday but Donnelly said “no ransom has been paid”.

Government urged to consider paying ransom or 'doing a deal' with HSE hackers to get systems back to normal
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Government urged to consider paying ransom or 'doing a deal' with HSE hackers to get systems back to normal

May 19th 2021, 5:57 PM 27,198 Views 52 Comments

Several Oireachtas members said there has been a “considerable shift in opinion” around the attack.

Patient receiving offer of medical procedure from abroad 'seems to align' with HSE hack, Dáil told
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Patient receiving offer of medical procedure from abroad 'seems to align' with HSE hack, Dáil told

Updated May 19th 2021, 4:39 PM 49,855 Views 56 Comments

The Financial Times reported today that personal information belonging to HSE patients had been shared online.

CervicalCheck asks GPs to postpone smear tests booked this week after HSE cyber attack
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CervicalCheck asks GPs to postpone smear tests booked this week after HSE cyber attack

May 19th 2021, 12:46 PM 7,525 Views 3 Comments

Women who had a test booked are to be reassured by GPs that it is safe to wait a little longer for their smear test.

HSE ransomware attack: 'Is it possible that sensitive information has been downloaded? Unfortunately, yes'
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HSE ransomware attack: 'Is it possible that sensitive information has been downloaded? Unfortunately, yes'

May 18th 2021, 9:40 PM 29,493 Views 26 Comments

The health minister and Taoiseach have been among those fielding questions in the Dáil on the cyber attack today.

HSE ransomware attack: Healthcare disruption could 'mount' in days and weeks ahead
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HSE ransomware attack: Healthcare disruption could 'mount' in days and weeks ahead

Updated May 18th 2021, 1:54 PM 29,379 Views 34 Comments

A former Chief Information Officer for the HSE said that it is difficult to keep healthcare security systems up-to-date from cyber attacks.

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?
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Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?

May 18th 2021, 9:13 AM 24,457 Views 72 Comments

The ongoing fallout of the cyber attack on the HSE has placed a renewed focus on the security of people’s data online.

Officials from National Cyber Security Centre to address 'urgent' meeting of TDs and Senators over HSE hack
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Officials from National Cyber Security Centre to address 'urgent' meeting of TDs and Senators over HSE hack

May 18th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,461 Views 13 Comments

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Networks meets this morning.

'In an ideal world we'd all get new PPS numbers': Concerns personal data will be sold off on darkweb
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'In an ideal world we'd all get new PPS numbers': Concerns personal data will be sold off on darkweb

May 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 42,077 Views 76 Comments
  • Experts believe data like PPS numbers will likely be sold on, Garreth MacNamee and Niall O'Connor report.
  • The government has repeatedly said it will not pay any ransom demanded by the hackers.
  • Gardaí believe an Eastern European criminal gang is behind the attack.
HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as other departments take precautions after cyber attack
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HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as other departments take precautions after cyber attack

Updated May 16th 2021, 5:38 PM 81,490 Views 90 Comments
  • Hackers have reportedly demanded millions of euro from the HSE, but the exact figure has not been confirmed
  • The Department of Health was impacted by the cyber attack on Friday, but has not been targeted by a fresh attack today
  • The HSE has said that the disruption will likely continue 'well into the coming week'
'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system
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'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system

Updated May 15th 2021, 5:05 PM 98,183 Views 96 Comments
  • The Covid-19 vaccination programme continues as normal, but daily case numbers are not available
  • Thousands more appointments could be cancelled next week
  • A ransom has been sought but will not be paid
HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid
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HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid

Updated May 14th 2021, 7:13 PM 214,204 Views 205 Comments
  • HSE to cancel health appointments on Monday if the ransomware attack isn't resolved by then, with some appointments already postponed.
  • A list of health services that have and have not been affected by the cyber attack today has been published.
  • The vaccination programme has not been affected, and Covid-19 tests are still to go ahead at walk-in centres.
Explainer: What is a ransomware attack and why has the HSE been targeted?
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Explainer: What is a ransomware attack and why has the HSE been targeted?

May 14th 2021, 4:05 PM 33,990 Views 14 Comments

The HSE’s IT systems have been shut down following a “significant” cyber attack.

HSE cyber attack: what services are affected and which ones are still working?
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HSE cyber attack: what services are affected and which ones are still working?

May 14th 2021, 1:19 PM 21,574 Views 7 Comments

An IT shutdown has had an impact on wider operations today.

Covid-19: GP and close contact referral system down, patients advised to attend walk-in centres
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Covid-19: GP and close contact referral system down, patients advised to attend walk-in centres

Updated May 14th 2021, 12:43 PM 47,028 Views 21 Comments

GPs are to advise patients to attend walk-in testing centres with priority given to symptomatic and close contacts at these centres.

Panic buying frenzy on US east coast after cyber attack shuts down fuel pipeline
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Panic buying frenzy on US east coast after cyber attack shuts down fuel pipeline

May 12th 2021, 10:17 PM 39,648 Views 30 Comments

The Federal government is urging calm.

Massive cyber attack on US government agencies spreads to other countries
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Massive cyber attack on US government agencies spreads to other countries

Dec 18th 2020, 6:18 PM 15,438 Views 11 Comments

“It’s certain that the number and location of victims will keep growing,” the Microsoft president said.

European Medicines Agency says it has been targeted in cyber attack
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European Medicines Agency says it has been targeted in cyber attack

Dec 9th 2020, 6:57 PM 13,268 Views 4 Comments

The agency says it has launched a full investigation.

Manchester United confirm cyber attack
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Manchester United confirm cyber attack

Nov 20th 2020, 11:31 PM 9,441 Views 10 Comments

The club say they are not ‘currently aware of any breach of personal data’.

Australia under 'malicious' cyber attacks from state actor
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Australia under 'malicious' cyber attacks from state actor

Jun 19th 2020, 6:58 AM 27,457 Views 23 Comments

Suspicions immediately fell on Beijing, which has recently slapped trade sanctions on Australian products.

Cyber attack plan aims to protect State hospitals, energy networks and security systems
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Cyber attack plan aims to protect State hospitals, energy networks and security systems

Dec 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,759 Views 12 Comments

The new strategy sets out how to ensure the State’s infrastructure and computer networks are “resilient, safe and secure”.

FAI say no employee or customer data leaked in Abbotstown cyber attack
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FAI say no employee or customer data leaked in Abbotstown cyber attack

Updated Jul 4th 2019, 8:00 AM 6,852 Views 5 Comments

A statement from the association moved to ‘close out this incident’ following last month’s security breach.

Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre
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Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre

Jun 10th 2019, 7:41 PM 23,678 Views 0 Comments

The attack cost the company €86.3 million after the personal details of 157,000 customers were stolen.

Data hack has no impact on ongoing investigations - FAI
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Data hack has no impact on ongoing investigations - FAI

Jun 6th 2019, 7:50 PM 1,850 Views 3 Comments

The Association were subject to an external hack of their servers last week.

Cyber attack delays printing and delivery of major US newspapers
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Cyber attack delays printing and delivery of major US newspapers

Dec 30th 2018, 10:59 AM 12,935 Views 13 Comments

The attack appears to have originated outside the US.

Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked
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Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked

Sep 6th 2018, 9:50 PM 17,267 Views 8 Comments

The bank card details were taken from cards making bookings between 21 August and 5 September.

Dixons Carphone yet to determine if Irish customers affected by major cyber attack
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Dixons Carphone yet to determine if Irish customers affected by major cyber attack

Jun 13th 2018, 11:30 AM 9,007 Views 7 Comments

The attack attempted to compromise 5.9 million customer payment cards.

Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws
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Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws

Jan 5th 2018, 8:39 AM 23,396 Views 20 Comments

The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities could allow hackers to access sensitive data on most computers.

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