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From TheJournal.ie At least 3,226 user records compromised in Luas cyber attack Bitcoin

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

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

From The42 'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash Emotional Toll

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash

The Nigerian captain was told to call kidnappers hours before last Tuesday’s World Cup group D meeting kicked off.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom? Ransomware This post contains a poll

Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom?

This is the second worldwide cyber attack of this year – so what would you do if it happened to you?

From TheJournal.ie 'This was an international attack': NHS plunged into chaos in large-scale cyber hack Held To Ransom

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

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

From TheJournal.ie German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby Abduction

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

From TheJournal.ie Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom Jumpei Yasuda

Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom

He has asked his government in Japan to help secure his release from an al-Qaeda linked rebel group.

From TheJournal.ie Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq Baghdad

Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq

The individuals were taken from an interpreter’s home in Baghdad.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapped teenage girl found dead in Germany Ransom Note

Kidnapped teenage girl found dead in Germany

A ransom for her safe return was set at over €1 million.

From TheJournal.ie Jordan demanding proof pilot is still alive before handing over female jihadist Ransom

Jordan demanding proof pilot is still alive before handing over female jihadist

The bargaining is taking place in public between Jordan and ISIS.

From TheJournal.ie Japan scrambles to verify footage of Islamic State hostage execution Ransom

Japan scrambles to verify footage of Islamic State hostage execution

It is not yet clear whether the video shows two kidnapped Japanese hostages.

From TheJournal.ie Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages Syria

Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages

The women were kidnapped last July.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie French hostages released after three years return to France Kidnapping

French hostages released after three years return to France

The four men were kidnapped in 2010 by the North African wing of al-Qaida.

From TheJournal.ie Teen rescued after kidnappers lured him through Facebook Pakistan

Teen rescued after kidnappers lured him through Facebook

The culprits started chatting to the 13-year-old six months ago.

Snowman abducted in Wicklow

The first 48 hours are crucial…

From TheJournal.ie Berlusconi's accountant held hostage for €35 million ransom Ransom

Berlusconi's accountant held hostage for €35 million ransom

Armed intruders demanded the ransom from the former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi after holding his accountant hostage for a night.

From TheJournal.ie €15 million paid for hostage release Ransom

€15 million paid for hostage release

Sahara Islamists say they’ll keep kidnapping westerners after getting €5m each for 3 Europeans released this week.

From The42 Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela Snatched

Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela

Wilson Ramos, a 24-year-old who just finished his rookie season with the Washington Nationals, was taken away in an SUV by four armed men.

From The42 Mikel family receive ransom demand Cash Only

Mikel family receive ransom demand

The family of Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi have reportedly received a ransom demand for the release of the player’s father.