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Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court
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Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court

Jul 26th 2021, 11:19 AM 31,960 Views 35 Comments

The singer and TV presenter claimed his voicemail messages had been intercepted by News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers.

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 21,326 Views 0 Comments

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

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 24,473 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.

Eight Britons arrested for hacking phones of US celebrities and sport stars
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Eight Britons arrested for hacking phones of US celebrities and sport stars

Feb 10th 2021, 11:53 AM 12,622 Views 0 Comments

The suspects used a SIM-swapping scam to take control of the wealthy targets’ mobile phones and steal cash, bitcoin and personal data.

Microsoft says Russian hackers are 'stepping up' cyberattacks targeting US presidential campaigns
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Microsoft says Russian hackers are 'stepping up' cyberattacks targeting US presidential campaigns

Sep 10th 2020, 10:55 PM 15,016 Views 19 Comments

Tech giant Microsoft said today it has detected and thwarted a number of hacking attempts in recent weeks.

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

Aug 30th 2019, 10:20 PM 17,929 Views 7 Comments

The hack happened earlier this evening.

Cork local investigated over hacking of council's parking app
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Cork local investigated over hacking of council's parking app

Oct 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 21,010 Views 11 Comments

It was originally thought that international data thieves were responsible – but gardaí made a breakthrough in recent days.

'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 7,174 Views 51 Comments

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

New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party
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New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party

Aug 22nd 2018, 9:33 PM 12,370 Views 31 Comments

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

‘It’s like the Wild West’: An FBI-hunted hacker says future cyber attacks could target your toaster
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# One One Oh No

‘It’s like the Wild West’: An FBI-hunted hacker says future cyber attacks could target your toaster

Jan 10th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,271 Views 16 Comments

Kevin Mitnick, who was once the FBI’s most wanted cyber fugitive, is performing a ‘live hack’ in Dublin tomorrow.

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

Aug 13th 2017, 1:00 PM 17,776 Views 2 Comments

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

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 27,994 Views 36 Comments

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

'A warning to everyone': The UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack
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'A warning to everyone': The UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack

Jun 24th 2017, 4:45 PM 13,956 Views 8 Comments

The House of Commons confirmed that a number of “unauthorised attempts” to access MPs emails were made.

No reports of computer virus attacks in Ireland following global hacking
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No reports of computer virus attacks in Ireland following global hacking

May 13th 2017, 10:29 AM 13,639 Views 57 Comments

The situation is being monitored currently by the NCSC.

IAAF hacked by 'Fancy Bears' leaving athletes' TUE applications compromised
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IAAF hacked by 'Fancy Bears' leaving athletes' TUE applications compromised

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:06 AM 2,970 Views 2 Comments

Therapeutic Use Exemptions are official waivers allowing athletes to use otherwise banned substances.

'Utterly ridiculous': British spy agency denies claims it was used to spy on Trump
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'Utterly ridiculous': British spy agency denies claims it was used to spy on Trump

Mar 17th 2017, 8:30 AM 8,360 Views 32 Comments

The story was one of several offered by Spicer as evidence to support the president’s explosive claims that Obama had moved to “tap my phones.”

Assange accuses CIA of 'devastating incompetence' and warns he has a lot more info to leak
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# Who's Watching You

Assange accuses CIA of 'devastating incompetence' and warns he has a lot more info to leak

Mar 9th 2017, 10:35 PM 22,596 Views 83 Comments

US officials told CNN that a federal criminal investigation was being opened into the leak.

The man who hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence gets 9 months in jail
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The man who hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence gets 9 months in jail

Jan 25th 2017, 6:54 AM 25,896 Views 39 Comments

Edward Majercyzk hacked more than 300 email and other online accounts.

Trump taps Rudy Giuliani to head American response to hacking
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Trump taps Rudy Giuliani to head American response to hacking

Jan 12th 2017, 5:44 PM 11,448 Views 68 Comments

Trump called cyber intrusion “the fastest-growing crime in the United States” and a “major threat” to national security.

Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news'
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Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news'

Jan 11th 2017, 11:17 PM 27,832 Views 157 Comments

Trump has hit out at intelligence agencies for allowing the report to leak.

"We are growing rather tired of these accusations": Moscow hits back at hacking claims
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# Amateur Hour

"We are growing rather tired of these accusations": Moscow hits back at hacking claims

Jan 9th 2017, 2:28 PM 13,994 Views 48 Comments

The accusations from the US are baseless and amateurish, the Kremlin insists.

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win
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# From Russia With Love

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win

Jan 6th 2017, 10:06 PM 18,349 Views 226 Comments

A new report says the Russian president acted on grudges against the US after being embarrassed by the Panama Papers and the Olympic doping scandal.

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election
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John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

Jan 5th 2017, 4:34 PM 13,202 Views 162 Comments

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

Donald Trump tweets backing of Julian Assange and mocks US intelligence agencies
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Donald Trump tweets backing of Julian Assange and mocks US intelligence agencies

Jan 4th 2017, 2:32 PM 22,070 Views 151 Comments

The US President-elect continues to defy conventions.

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'
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Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'

Jan 1st 2017, 1:37 PM 20,540 Views 87 Comments

Trump rarely uses email or computers despite his frequent tweeting.

Hackers tried to steal €4 million from Meath County Council
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Hackers tried to steal €4 million from Meath County Council

Dec 17th 2016, 3:37 PM 14,106 Views 23 Comments

The attempt involved the theft of the identity of chief executive Jackie Maguire

Obama says US will hit back at Russia 'at a time and place of our own choosing'
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# Upping The Stakes

Obama says US will hit back at Russia 'at a time and place of our own choosing'

Dec 16th 2016, 8:30 AM 16,077 Views 146 Comments

The outgoing US president’s remarks dramatically upped the stakes in a dispute between the world’s leading nuclear powers.

MP says Russian hackers probably influenced Brexit vote
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MP says Russian hackers probably influenced Brexit vote

Dec 13th 2016, 9:53 PM 12,431 Views 69 Comments

A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May said there is no evidence of this.

Clinton campaign presses for intelligence briefing on Russian hacking
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Clinton campaign presses for intelligence briefing on Russian hacking

Dec 12th 2016, 9:08 PM 13,248 Views 74 Comments

Ten members of the Electoral College have called for a briefing before they officially vote in the next US President.

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign
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Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign

Dec 9th 2016, 7:54 PM 9,708 Views 24 Comments

The White House said the review is not intended to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s victory.

"What he wants to do is interfere with the machinery of government" - Julian Assange's mission
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"What he wants to do is interfere with the machinery of government" - Julian Assange's mission

Oct 29th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,876 Views 79 Comments

The founder of Wikileaks detailed his approach a decade ago in an essay.

"Change your password now" - What to do if you have a Yahoo account
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# Yahoo Ya Boya

"Change your password now" - What to do if you have a Yahoo account

Sep 23rd 2016, 5:02 PM 19,546 Views 25 Comments

Experts say beefing up your security is the only way to protect yourself from a potential attack.

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach
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Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Sep 23rd 2016, 10:35 AM 11,756 Views 36 Comments

Yahoo said names, email addresses, birth dates, and scrambled passwords were stolen.

Now you can see how long it'll take for hackers to crack your password
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Now you can see how long it'll take for hackers to crack your password

May 6th 2016, 11:31 AM 22,700 Views 42 Comments

As long as you’re not using something as simple as ‘password’

This flaw lets attackers take over your PC through your wireless mouse
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This flaw lets attackers take over your PC through your wireless mouse

Feb 25th 2016, 9:46 AM 11,337 Views 1 Comment

If it’s a non-Bluetooth mouse, you might want to check for updates when you get the chance.

DDoS attacks brought down lottery and government sites, but what are they?
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DDoS attacks brought down lottery and government sites, but what are they?

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:45 AM 15,287 Views 18 Comments

It was the reason why a number of high-profile Irish sites were forced offline, but how much of a problem can they be?

Anonymous attacks Thai police sites in protest at backpacker murder verdicts
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Anonymous attacks Thai police sites in protest at backpacker murder verdicts

Jan 6th 2016, 8:42 AM 18,886 Views 14 Comments

Two Myanmar migrant workers were sentenced to death last month over the murders of two British tourists.

Microsoft will start telling users if they were the target of government snooping
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Microsoft will start telling users if they were the target of government snooping

Dec 31st 2015, 12:30 PM 7,106 Views 9 Comments

The policy change follows news that Chinese authorities had hacked into more than a thousand Hotmail accounts back in 2011.

Twitter warns users about possible 'government' hacking
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Twitter warns users about possible 'government' hacking

Dec 14th 2015, 10:38 AM 8,764 Views 29 Comments

The company emailed a number of users alerting them to hacking attempts from ‘state-sponsored actors’.

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