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#Cyber Security

From TheJournal.ie Survey reveals more than 40% of children are talking to strangers online Cyber Safety

Survey reveals more than 40% of children are talking to strangers online

Children in schools in disadvantaged areas were 29% more likely to talk to strangers every day.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei continues to grow in Ireland while countries like the US and Australia are trying to keep it out Cyber Security

Huawei continues to grow in Ireland while countries like the US and Australia are trying to keep it out

While countries around the world raise security concerns, Ireland remains silent when it comes to the phone manufacturer.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook flaw allowed thousands of children to join chats with people not approved by parents Messenger Kids

Facebook flaw allowed thousands of children to join chats with people not approved by parents

The social network said it has been shutting down the group chats involved.

From TheJournal.ie Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre TalkTalk

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts?

The Data Protection Commission launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords Security Breach

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords

It said the passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers.

From TheJournal.ie 'An issue of national importance': Public consultation opens on new national cyber security strategy Cyber Security

'An issue of national importance': Public consultation opens on new national cyber security strategy

Interested parties have 30 working days to make their submissions.

From TheJournal.ie Google and Facebook 'worried' about 'bad actors' spreading fake news during European elections Google

Google and Facebook 'worried' about 'bad actors' spreading fake news during European elections

“While the vast majority of ads on Facebook are run by legitimate organisations, we know that there are bad actors that try to misuse our platform,” Facebook said.

From TheJournal.ie Mandatory security requirements introduced to protect companies against cyber attacks Online Threats

Mandatory security requirements introduced to protect companies against cyber attacks

The requirements will apply to service providers in sectors such as digital communications, transport, drinking water supply and healthcare.

From TheJournal.ie New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party Cyber Security

New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party

The incident occurred just three months before elections take place in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach Security

Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach

People who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets between February and 23 June 2018 could be at risk.

From TheJournal.ie Dixons Carphone yet to determine if Irish customers affected by major cyber attack Data Breach

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

The attack attempted to compromise 5.9 million customer payment cards.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach Data Breach

Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

From TheJournal.ie Denis Naughten says banning children from the internet 'isn't practical' Internet Safety

Denis Naughten says banning children from the internet 'isn't practical'

The government is moving towards appointing a Digital Safety Commissioner.

From TheJournal.ie Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws Cyber Attack

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People being warned to check systems as Intel reveals 'serious flaws' in its computer chips Cyber Security

People being warned to check systems as Intel reveals 'serious flaws' in its computer chips

Researchers said any fix for the bug could slow computers down by 30% or more.

From TheJournal.ie Vigilante cybersecurity expert targets Dublin firm Citypost

Vigilante cybersecurity expert targets Dublin firm

Citypost said that it would temporarily take down its site in response to concerns raised.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI launches investigation after private image of female officer shared online Security Breach

PSNI launches investigation after private image of female officer shared online

It is not yet clear how the image ended up on social media websites.

From TheJournal.ie Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say Cyber Security

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say

Only 14% of people studied were securing their messaging apps properly.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's national security team to be quizzed over Russian influence on election Surveillance

Trump's national security team to be quizzed over Russian influence on election

Former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before a Senate panel tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of Think Before You Click

There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of

There have been calls for the Garda cyber crime unit to be beefed up.

From TheJournal.ie Use Gmail? Sneaky hackers use contact emails to attack Google Docs Phishing

Use Gmail? Sneaky hackers use contact emails to attack Google Docs

The internet giant has managed to contain the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Use your phone for mobile banking? Gardaí warn of risks Cyber Security

Use your phone for mobile banking? Gardaí warn of risks

Irish people use their mobiles for internet activity more than any other western country.

From TheJournal.ie Why a global cyber-security firm chose Cork over London for its European base Watch And Listen

Why a global cyber-security firm chose Cork over London for its European base

eSentire plans to hire 100 staff for its new Irish operation.

From TheJournal.ie The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked Cybercrime

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked

Experts say the public needs protection against ‘petty’ cybercrimes.

From TheJournal.ie US House passes cyber-security bill to allow access to private data Cyber Security

US House passes cyber-security bill to allow access to private data

Us President Barack Obama has threatened to veto the bill if it lands on his desk.

From TheJournal.ie 19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking LulzSec

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US Senate website taken out by 'Lulz' hackers Cyber Security

US Senate website taken out by 'Lulz' hackers

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

From TheJournal.ie IMF hack attack 'the work of a foreign government' Cyber Attack

IMF hack attack 'the work of a foreign government'

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

From TheJournal.ie IMF computer systems attacked but extent of damage not known Cyber Attack

IMF computer systems attacked but extent of damage not known

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan Gmail

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

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.