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Irish government 'monitoring situation carefully' after UK Parliament cyber attack
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Irish government 'monitoring situation carefully' after UK Parliament cyber attack

Jun 25th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,846 Views 16 Comments

Yesterday the House of Commons said it had discovered unauthorised attempts to access parliamentary user email accounts.

5,000 cyber-attacks were attempted against one Irish hospital in just 24 hours
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5,000 cyber-attacks were attempted against one Irish hospital in just 24 hours

May 17th 2017, 5:40 PM 17,940 Views 19 Comments

The HSE decided to cut external communications, including emails and server connections, on Friday.

HSE remains cut off from external networks as finger points to North Korea over cyber attack
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HSE remains cut off from external networks as finger points to North Korea over cyber attack

May 16th 2017, 7:49 AM 13,519 Views 33 Comments

Ireland has remained largely unaffected by the global cyber attack, which hit more than 200,000 victims.

Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend
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Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend

May 15th 2017, 4:05 PM 22,726 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Communications described the global cyber attack as “unprecedented”.

Worldwide ransomware attacks - what we know so far
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Worldwide ransomware attacks - what we know so far

May 15th 2017, 1:01 PM 24,585 Views 43 Comments

Over 29,000 institutions have been hit in China.

Growing global cyberattack hits 200,000 victims so far and there's more to come
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Growing global cyberattack hits 200,000 victims so far and there's more to come

May 14th 2017, 7:10 PM 19,730 Views 40 Comments

Fears for millions of users who will be turning on their computers tomorrow morning.

HSE removes all external access to its network following NHS cyber attack
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HSE removes all external access to its network following NHS cyber attack

May 12th 2017, 10:22 PM 14,766 Views 40 Comments

The HSE leadership convened a meeting tonight to decide what steps to take.

'This was an international attack': NHS plunged into chaos in large-scale cyber hack
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'This was an international attack': NHS plunged into chaos in large-scale cyber hack

May 12th 2017, 8:36 PM 39,359 Views 78 Comments

Theresa May has said the cyber attack wasn’t specifically targeting the NHS.

Investigation launched into cyber attack on Trinity fund
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Investigation launched into cyber attack on Trinity fund

Apr 27th 2017, 3:13 PM 9,473 Views 6 Comments

It’s hoped that the funds will be at least partly recovered.

Eir only became aware of potential security breach after reading about it online
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Eir only became aware of potential security breach after reading about it online

Dec 6th 2016, 9:51 AM 22,329 Views 38 Comments

The company will contact 130,000 customers after at least 2,000 modems were breached.

Online group Anonymous aims to bring down major Trump site
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Online group Anonymous aims to bring down major Trump site

Mar 15th 2016, 8:55 PM 25,333 Views 46 Comments

The hacktivist group has had a long-running campaign against the presidential hopeful.

BBC website brought down by 'large cyber attack'
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BBC website brought down by 'large cyber attack'

Dec 31st 2015, 1:58 PM 12,018 Views 3 Comments

The website is back online now.

Millions of customers could be affected by Carphone Warehouse cyber attack
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Millions of customers could be affected by Carphone Warehouse cyber attack

Aug 8th 2015, 6:15 PM 22,864 Views 17 Comments

No Irish customers have been affected.

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day
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'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

Jun 8th 2015, 11:57 PM 13,429 Views 14 Comments

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

TV network taken off air after 'unprecedented' cyberattack
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TV network taken off air after 'unprecedented' cyberattack

Apr 9th 2015, 7:18 AM 17,358 Views 22 Comments

The station was unable to broadcast on any of its channels.

Opinion: Sony has capitulated to terrorist demands – it will have a chilling effect on freedom of speech
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Opinion: Sony has capitulated to terrorist demands – it will have a chilling effect on freedom of speech

Dec 20th 2014, 8:00 AM 91 Views 51 Comments

Pretty much any nefarious tin-pot dictator can pay hackers to go do a job for them. Will the people of the free world just throw their hands up in surrender?

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users
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Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:41 AM 9,006 Views 4 Comments

There are numerous reports of attacks on iClouds users in China.

Nude celebrity photos might not be to blame for New Zealand internet crash
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Nude celebrity photos might not be to blame for New Zealand internet crash

Sep 8th 2014, 10:03 AM 12,321 Views 3 Comments

The company involved now suspects a cyber attack may have taken place.

Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack
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Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack

Apr 4th 2013, 9:46 AM 6,390 Views 20 Comments

The Department of Communications has said that existing services and systems will not be impacted by the exercise.

Dispute between two companies leads to biggest ever 'cyber attack'
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Dispute between two companies leads to biggest ever 'cyber attack'

Mar 28th 2013, 1:47 PM 18,219 Views 25 Comments

Have you noticed your internet being slower than usual in the last few days? This may be why.

North Korea threatens to strike US military bases
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North Korea threatens to strike US military bases

Mar 21st 2013, 9:06 AM 10,859 Views 81 Comments

The threat comes as tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level for years.

South Korean broadcasters and banks hit in suspected cyber attack
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South Korean broadcasters and banks hit in suspected cyber attack

Mar 20th 2013, 8:24 AM 3,357 Views 12 Comments

Immediate suspicion has turned to North Korea, which last week accused the South of taking its own websites offline.

Apple hit by cyber attack, says no data was stolen
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Apple hit by cyber attack, says no data was stolen

Feb 20th 2013, 8:02 AM 4,987 Views 15 Comments

“There is no evidence that any data left Apple,” Apple said as it confirmed an attack similar to one carried out on Facebook recently.

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack
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Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

Feb 16th 2013, 11:10 AM 11,434 Views 14 Comments

The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

British student convicted over Anonymous PayPal hacking
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British student convicted over Anonymous PayPal hacking

Dec 6th 2012, 9:22 PM 16,417 Views 44 Comments

Prosecutors said the assault on PayPal had cost the company €4.3 million in loss of trading as well as updates to fend off similar attacks.

Teens believe cyber bullying is worse than traditional bullying
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Teens believe cyber bullying is worse than traditional bullying

Nov 30th 2012, 10:22 AM 13,703 Views 24 Comments

Teens feel like it’s the worst kind because they “can’t escape it” and pictures and messages can be spread so quickly.

Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members
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Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members

Feb 29th 2012, 9:39 AM 2,406 Views 15 Comments

Those arrested – aged between 17 and 25 – are suspected of planning cyber-attacks against several South American and European institutions. Interpol’s website went down following news of the arrests.

Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities
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Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities

Feb 3rd 2012, 4:47 PM 5,359 Views 45 Comments

A conversation between police in the UK and FBI agents in the US has been hacked and posted online by the Anonymous hacking collective today.

‘Whole government response to threat’ following #OpIreland cyber attack
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‘Whole government response to threat’ following #OpIreland cyber attack

Jan 25th 2012, 9:20 AM 4,055 Views 50 Comments

The Department of Justice has confirmed it was subject to a Distributed Denial of Service attack overnight.

19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking
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19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking

Jun 21st 2011, 10:14 PM 420 Views 2 Comments

An English teen is suspected of being involved in the ‘LulzSec’ hacking movement, which denies any involvement.

US Senate website taken out by 'Lulz' hackers
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US Senate website taken out by 'Lulz' hackers

Jun 14th 2011, 11:56 AM 968 Views 1 Comment

A security review is ordered after the Senate’s website is compromised by the loosely-aligned Lulz Security group.

IMF hack attack 'the work of a foreign government'
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IMF hack attack 'the work of a foreign government'

Jun 13th 2011, 8:01 AM 489 Views 2 Comments

The theft of data from the International Monetary Fund’s computer systems was ‘state-based’, Bloomberg sources believe.

IMF computer systems attacked but extent of damage not known
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IMF computer systems attacked but extent of damage not known

Jun 12th 2011, 9:50 AM 477 Views 2 Comments

Attack described as a “very major breach” occurred sometime in the last several months, but the IMF hasn’t revealed the scope of the attack.

Three alleged Sony hackers arrested in Spain
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Three alleged Sony hackers arrested in Spain

Jun 10th 2011, 7:24 PM 527 Views 6 Comments

The men are thought to be part of the international group of hackers who call themselves ‘Anonymous’ – alleged to be behind attacks on Sony’s PlayStation network.

Operation Cupcake: Britain's MI6 switches al-Qaeda bomb plans with recipes
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Operation Cupcake: Britain's MI6 switches al-Qaeda bomb plans with recipes

Jun 3rd 2011, 5:26 PM 686 Views 7 Comments

Magazine’s instructions for how to create bombs using household items were swapped with some of the Best Cupcakes in America.

China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan
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China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan

Jun 2nd 2011, 3:56 PM 249 Views 0 Comments

Chinese state media says Google “arbitrarily pointing the finger at China” for a second time, after the internet company warned users it had detected a Gmail account hacking scame.

Google uncovers Gmail security attack aimed at tricking users into sharing passwords
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Google uncovers Gmail security attack aimed at tricking users into sharing passwords

Jun 2nd 2011, 7:41 AM 382 Views 0 Comments

Internet company says personal Gmail accounts belonging to US government officials, journalists and Chinese political activists are among the hundreds affected.