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US recovers over half of ransom paid to pipeline hackers
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US recovers over half of ransom paid to pipeline hackers

Jun 8th 2021, 7:02 AM 28,707 Views 7 Comments

The cyberattack caused short-term fuel shortages and drew attention to the broader threat that of the burgeoning ransomware industry.

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.

US charges three North Korean computer programmers over global hacks
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US charges three North Korean computer programmers over global hacks

Feb 17th 2021, 10:45 PM 20,723 Views 0 Comments

Federal prosecutors said the hacks include an attack targeting an American movie studio and an extortion scheme.

Hacker tries to poison the water supply in a Florida city
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Hacker tries to poison the water supply in a Florida city

Feb 9th 2021, 7:49 AM 24,723 Views 16 Comments

Authorities in Oldsmar quickly realised what was happening and thwarted the attempt.

At least 3,226 user records compromised in Luas cyber attack
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At least 3,226 user records compromised in Luas cyber attack

Updated Jan 3rd 2019, 7:12 PM 42,578 Views 52 Comments

The records of those who had signed up for the Luas newsletter had been compromised, Transdev said this afternoon.

'Spy mania': West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy
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'Spy mania': West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy

Oct 5th 2018, 7:37 AM 7,165 Views 51 Comments

Russia scathingly accused the West of “spy mania”, with the Russian foreign office describing the accusations as “propaganda”.

Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school
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Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school

Apr 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,823 Views 24 Comments

A full garda investigation is now underway.

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.

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe
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Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe

Jan 4th 2018, 1:39 PM 17,828 Views 41 Comments

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

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

Jan 4th 2018, 8:15 AM 18,983 Views 16 Comments

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

Tevez and Kuyt among 25 footballers named in latest leak by Russian hackers Fancy Bears
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Tevez and Kuyt among 25 footballers named in latest leak by Russian hackers Fancy Bears

Aug 22nd 2017, 5:00 PM 37,972 Views 38 Comments

The documents published today claim over 150 players failed drugs tests in 2015.

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data
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Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

Aug 8th 2017, 11:21 AM 27,988 Views 36 Comments

They’ve threatened to upload entire series and sensitive proprietary files.

Suspected case of ransomware detected in Wexford health centre
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Suspected case of ransomware detected in Wexford health centre

May 13th 2017, 6:00 PM 33,292 Views 53 Comments

The NHS in the UK was attacked by hackers yesterday leading to fears the Irish system could be targeted.

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans
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Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans

Mar 15th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,671 Views 19 Comments

The hackers were supporters of the Turkish president in an ongoing row with the Netherlands and Germany.

Measures to trap suspected paedophiles among far-reaching powers in new Dutch cybercrime bill
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Measures to trap suspected paedophiles among far-reaching powers in new Dutch cybercrime bill

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:13 PM 10,979 Views 18 Comments

Police had previously used fake teens to trap potential paedophiles.

'There is no equality between humans': Bilderberg group website hacked
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'There is no equality between humans': Bilderberg group website hacked

Dec 30th 2016, 8:40 PM 15,755 Views 32 Comments

The site has been taken down by hackers identifying themselves as the Hackback movement and Anonymous.

"Hack-back vendors" and private security firms could be used to fight cybercrime
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"Hack-back vendors" and private security firms could be used to fight cybercrime

Nov 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 5,708 Views 0 Comments

The debate around how to strike back against hackers is ongoing around the world.

Pokémon Go is so popular, even hackers are claiming they've taken it down
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Pokémon Go is so popular, even hackers are claiming they've taken it down

Jul 18th 2016, 1:53 PM 14,269 Views 34 Comments

Two different groups are claiming responsibility for the game’s servers going down over the weekend.

Now webcams are being used by hackers to attack websites
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Now webcams are being used by hackers to attack websites

Jul 4th 2016, 10:45 AM 18,306 Views 15 Comments

Thousands of cameras and internet-connected devices were used to overwhelm banking sites and government institutions with fake traffic.

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Your slick new Internet of Things devices could provide a Christmas bonanza ... for hackers

Nov 28th 2015, 7:45 AM 11,630 Views 4 Comments

Any connected device “can be a pivot point into your network,” one expert warned.

The hacker group Anonymous has exposed hundreds of alleged Ku Klux Klan members
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The hacker group Anonymous has exposed hundreds of alleged Ku Klux Klan members

Nov 5th 2015, 11:26 PM 36,966 Views 87 Comments

‘This is not about the ideas of members of the Ku Klux Klan. This is about the behaviours of members of KKK splinter cells that bear the hallmarks of terrorism.’

Hacker group Anonymous is about to expose 1,000 Ku Klux Klan members
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Hacker group Anonymous is about to expose 1,000 Ku Klux Klan members

Oct 30th 2015, 9:25 PM 30,987 Views 69 Comments

Anonymous has been in a cyber war with the group since protests in Ferguson, Missouri last year.

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 22,868 Views 17 Comments

No Irish customers have been affected.

Millions of Apple and Google customers are vulnerable to a decades-old hack
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Millions of Apple and Google customers are vulnerable to a decades-old hack

Mar 4th 2015, 9:38 PM 21,788 Views 15 Comments

Hackers may be harvesting your sensitive personal information.

If you bought a Lenovo laptop recently, you may want to check it soon
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If you bought a Lenovo laptop recently, you may want to check it soon

Feb 20th 2015, 8:20 AM 24,775 Views 23 Comments

It could have software called Superfish, and it contains some major security flaws (but you can remove it).

Weird Wide Web: Terrorist hackers, missing children on Facebook and the anti-Tinder
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Weird Wide Web: Terrorist hackers, missing children on Facebook and the anti-Tinder

Jan 18th 2015, 11:30 AM 11,976 Views 3 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Apple has patched up an iCloud flaw that allowed access to any account
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Apple has patched up an iCloud flaw that allowed access to any account

Jan 5th 2015, 1:32 PM 7,127 Views 2 Comments

The flaw allowed anyone to bypass Apple’s security system and repeatedly guess a user’s iCloud password without getting locked out.

Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?
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Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?

Dec 18th 2014, 10:00 PM 13,417 Views 41 Comments

“The targets might not stop with the borders of Syria.”

'We didn't do it': North Korea denies hacking Sony, but praises it as a 'righteous deed' From TheJournal.ie

'We didn't do it': North Korea denies hacking Sony, but praises it as a 'righteous deed'

Dec 7th 2014, 9:27 AM 7,127 Views 8 Comments

The hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is one of the most debilitating ever targeted at US corporate servers.

If North Korea did hack Sony, it's a watershed moment in cyber-warfare
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If North Korea did hack Sony, it's a watershed moment in cyber-warfare

Dec 6th 2014, 6:30 PM 13,330 Views 26 Comments

It is reportedly the first to use “a highly destructive class of malicious software that is designed to make computer networks unable to operate” into a company’s computer system in the United States.

Irish CCTV cameras being streamed on Russian site
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Irish CCTV cameras being streamed on Russian site

Nov 20th 2014, 1:40 PM 40,813 Views 48 Comments

There are currently 53 Irish cameras on the website.

Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks
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Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:39 PM 19,525 Views 9 Comments

Even completely deleting the contents of a USB stick wouldn’t get rid of the dangerous code.

Irish internet users could be vulnerable after 1.2 billion password theft
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Irish internet users could be vulnerable after 1.2 billion password theft

Aug 11th 2014, 4:21 PM 25,990 Views 26 Comments

An attack by Russian hackers has seen 1.2 billion passwords stolen.

Domino's has four hours to pay ransom for customers' passwords and favourite toppings
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# Doh-balls

Domino's has four hours to pay ransom for customers' passwords and favourite toppings

Jun 16th 2014, 2:47 PM 38,224 Views 28 Comments

I’ll have pepperoni, mushrooms, and a side of hackers please.

Man hacks his insulin pump to prove it can kill people, gets a job because of it
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Man hacks his insulin pump to prove it can kill people, gets a job because of it

May 31st 2014, 6:30 PM 31,895 Views 27 Comments

Jay Radcliffe showed that the pump he uses can be hacked to make diabetics overdose.

Guy pranks his friends by hacking into their webcams
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# Spy Cam

Guy pranks his friends by hacking into their webcams

May 28th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,735 Views 0 Comments

Always feel like, somebody’s watching meeee.

7 excellent reasons why you shouldn't be using Internet Explorer
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# Life Hack

7 excellent reasons why you shouldn't be using Internet Explorer

Apr 29th 2014, 10:30 AM 8,595 Views 14 Comments

Just stop.

Researchers show how thieves robbed ATMs with USB sticks
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Researchers show how thieves robbed ATMs with USB sticks

Dec 31st 2013, 10:54 AM 24,875 Views 60 Comments

Thieves cut holes to expose an ATM’s USB ports, allowing them to install malware and access its funds later.

Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared
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Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared

Oct 30th 2013, 10:01 AM 9,495 Views 14 Comments

An attack by hackers had been initially estimated to affect three million customers but it is now believe 38 million accounts have been compromised.

Paul Gascoigne says hackers drained bank account
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Paul Gascoigne says hackers drained bank account

Sep 28th 2013, 12:13 PM 2,258 Views 10 Comments

The 46-year-old, was has struggled with alcoholism for years, said the thieves took money from him 23 times.

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