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Trump's Twitter account was hacked in October, Dutch prosecutors claim despite denials from Washington
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Trump's Twitter account was hacked in October, Dutch prosecutors claim despite denials from Washington

Dec 16th 2020, 9:50 PM 20,290 Views 6 Comments

Both the White House and Twitter have strenuously denied reports that the account had been hacked.

Suspected teenage mastermind behind Twitter hack pleads not guilty in Florida court
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Suspected teenage mastermind behind Twitter hack pleads not guilty in Florida court

Aug 5th 2020, 9:30 AM 18,496 Views 0 Comments

A number of high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked including those of Kanye West, Bill Gates, and Barack Obama.

Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts
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Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts

Aug 1st 2020, 7:24 AM 15,620 Views 1 Comment

The company said hackers attempted to mislead certain employees.

Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack
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Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack

Jul 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 57,555 Views 16 Comments

The university said “names, telephone numbers and email addresses” in its alumni database may have been targeted in the hack.

'Tough day for us': Twitter CEO responds to large-scale hack
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'Tough day for us': Twitter CEO responds to large-scale hack

Jul 16th 2020, 10:37 AM 15,488 Views 15 Comments

High-profile figures were hit by the security breach.

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has account hacked
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Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has account hacked

Aug 30th 2019, 10:20 PM 17,925 Views 7 Comments

The hack happened earlier this evening.

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 23,681 Views 0 Comments

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

WhatsApp has identified a 'serious security vulnerability' - Here's what you need to know
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WhatsApp has identified a 'serious security vulnerability' - Here's what you need to know

May 14th 2019, 2:56 PM 71,427 Views 19 Comments

The company has officially notified the Data Protection Commission about the breach.

Irish users urged to download latest version of WhatsApp after phones infected with spyware through missed calls
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Irish users urged to download latest version of WhatsApp after phones infected with spyware through missed calls

Updated May 14th 2019, 1:00 PM 48,108 Views 30 Comments

The DPC said that it had been informed by WhatsApp about a “serious vulnerability” on its platform.

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone
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Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

Mar 31st 2019, 1:29 PM 16,015 Views 14 Comments

Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on
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We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

Jan 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,869 Views 6 Comments

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

This project by Westmeath students aims to help parents know when a smart toy has been hacked
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This project by Westmeath students aims to help parents know when a smart toy has been hacked

Dec 28th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,951 Views 7 Comments

They were inspired to conduct research in the smart toys after the number of controversies surrounding them in recent years.

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 17,272 Views 8 Comments

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

Together for Yes says its donations page was shut down by a cyber attack
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Together for Yes says its donations page was shut down by a cyber attack

May 10th 2018, 2:35 PM 32,462 Views 199 Comments

The attack came from within Ireland and lasted for 30 minutes, the campaign group said.

YouTube's most viewed video Despacito disappears in apparent Vevo hack
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YouTube's most viewed video Despacito disappears in apparent Vevo hack

Apr 10th 2018, 1:28 PM 14,696 Views 21 Comments

A number of other artists have also been affected by the hack.

Number of websites infected by cryptocurrency hack, Ireland's National Cyber Security Centre says
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Number of websites infected by cryptocurrency hack, Ireland's National Cyber Security Centre says

Feb 12th 2018, 4:20 PM 15,744 Views 23 Comments

It said that there are no indications at this stage that members of the public are at risk.

Explainer: Who is Reality Winner, and why has she been charged with leaking US secrets?
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Explainer: Who is Reality Winner, and why has she been charged with leaking US secrets?

Jun 7th 2017, 1:45 PM 27,526 Views 21 Comments

The 25-year-old Air Force veteran has been charged with leaking information related to alleged Russian hacks.

Hacker leaks stolen Orange is the New Black episodes after ransom demand
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Hacker leaks stolen Orange is the New Black episodes after ransom demand

Apr 29th 2017, 4:45 PM 28,881 Views 34 Comments

“Who is next on the list? FOX, IFC, NAT GEO, and ABC,” the hacker said on Twitter.

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 9,475 Views 6 Comments

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

Hacker avoids jail after sending readers of The Sun to page saying Rupert Murdoch had killed himself
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Hacker avoids jail after sending readers of The Sun to page saying Rupert Murdoch had killed himself

Mar 21st 2017, 9:09 PM 11,261 Views 6 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan said that as far as he knew, “Mr Murdoch is still happily living.”

Britney Spears claimed to be dead in suspected 'hack' of Sony Twitter account
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Britney Spears claimed to be dead in suspected 'hack' of Sony Twitter account

Dec 26th 2016, 2:58 PM 16,820 Views 31 Comments

A Bob Dylan account also tweeted that Spears was dead.

Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach
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Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach

Dec 15th 2016, 7:47 AM 5,654 Views 6 Comments

The settlement comes after a hacker group released what was said to be personal data on millions of people.

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 22,349 Views 38 Comments

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

Three mobile victim of 'major hack' but Irish customers 'not affected'
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Three mobile victim of 'major hack' but Irish customers 'not affected'

Nov 18th 2016, 12:13 AM 11,678 Views 14 Comments

The company says it’s a problem affecting UK systems.

Tesco Bank freezes 20,000 UK accounts after fraud attack
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Tesco Bank freezes 20,000 UK accounts after fraud attack

Nov 7th 2016, 4:48 PM 11,150 Views 18 Comments

Tesco Ireland confirmed that none of the 27,000 Irish Tesco Bank customers were impacted by the attack.

Gardaí found a virus in their IT systems this week
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Gardaí found a virus in their IT systems this week

Aug 7th 2016, 1:20 PM 22,239 Views 48 Comments

However, it is believed that data, the Pulse system nor the Garda Síochána website were not affected.

Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack
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Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack

Aug 3rd 2016, 12:20 PM 19,506 Views 27 Comments

The volatile cryptocurrency lost more than 20% of its value after the breach.

Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks
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Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks

Jul 30th 2016, 8:25 AM 31,008 Views 85 Comments

Edward Snowden has publicly criticised the strategy of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails
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The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails

Jul 26th 2016, 2:14 PM 10,600 Views 66 Comments

Clinton’s campaign say Russia wanted to help Trump’s campaign because of their bromance.

Even Mark Zuckerberg's online accounts aren't safe from hackers
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Even Mark Zuckerberg's online accounts aren't safe from hackers

Jun 6th 2016, 9:29 AM 10,105 Views 10 Comments

The Facebook CEO found his accounts on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Pinterest compromised last night.

Remember MySpace? If you joined it before, you will want to revisit it quickly
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Remember MySpace? If you joined it before, you will want to revisit it quickly

May 31st 2016, 11:44 AM 19,588 Views 13 Comments

Over 360 million records have been said to be leaked, which would make it one of the biggest leaks of passwords ever.

The Pentagon wants hackers to break into its website - for money
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The Pentagon wants hackers to break into its website - for money

Mar 2nd 2016, 5:45 PM 12,379 Views 17 Comments

It will give cash to people who can find weaknesses on the site.

Lots of people didn't know about this trick for keeping fally-down tights up
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Lots of people didn't know about this trick for keeping fally-down tights up

Mar 1st 2016, 11:22 AM 9,992 Views 3 Comments

It’s a lifesaver!

Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State
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Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State

Oct 8th 2015, 12:54 PM 13,168 Views 52 Comments

It has since been taken down.

Pastor took his own life days after being outed in Ashley Madison leak
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Pastor took his own life days after being outed in Ashley Madison leak

Sep 9th 2015, 7:13 PM 25,475 Views 29 Comments

Canadian police have said that at least two suicides were linked to the leak of 32 million customer profiles.

You've been peeling garlic wrong your entire life
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You've been peeling garlic wrong your entire life

May 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 6,827 Views 8 Comments

No more scratching around with those damn layers.

Gennaro Gattuso has come up with the most Gattuso way possible of stopping Lionel Messi
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Gennaro Gattuso has come up with the most Gattuso way possible of stopping Lionel Messi

May 8th 2015, 6:03 PM 10,035 Views 9 Comments

Just hack the legs off him basically.

Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails
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Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails

Apr 17th 2015, 1:08 PM 15,838 Views 24 Comments

And it’s all in a searchable archive. Handy.

You have been peeling oranges wrong your entire life
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You have been peeling oranges wrong your entire life

Mar 18th 2015, 11:45 AM 8,297 Views 5 Comments

Behold this revelation.

Rape Crisis Centre website hacked by 'Islamic State'
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Rape Crisis Centre website hacked by 'Islamic State'

Mar 9th 2015, 2:02 PM 28,667 Views 42 Comments

It is unclear if the group is connected to ISIS.

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