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#Cyber Attack

# cyber-attack - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked

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

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

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

The attack attempted to compromise 5.9 million customer payment cards.

# cyber-attack - Friday 5 January, 2018

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.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

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?

# cyber-attack - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Irish government 'monitoring situation carefully' after UK Parliament cyber attack

Yesterday the House of Commons said it had discovered unauthorised attempts to access parliamentary user email accounts.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

5,000 cyber-attacks were attempted against one Irish hospital in just 24 hours

The HSE decided to cut external communications, including emails and server connections, on Friday.

# cyber-attack - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

HSE remains cut off from external networks as finger points to North Korea over cyber attack

Ireland has remained largely unaffected by the global cyber attack, which hit more than 200,000 victims.

# cyber-attack - Monday 15 May, 2017

Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend

The Department of Communications described the global cyber attack as “unprecedented”.

Worldwide ransomware attacks - what we know so far

Over 29,000 institutions have been hit in China.

# cyber-attack - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Growing global cyberattack hits 200,000 victims so far and there's more to come

Fears for millions of users who will be turning on their computers tomorrow morning.

# cyber-attack - Friday 12 May, 2017

HSE removes all external access to its network following NHS cyber attack

The HSE leadership convened a meeting tonight to decide what steps to take.

'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.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Investigation launched into cyber attack on Trinity fund

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

# cyber-attack - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Eir only became aware of potential security breach after reading about it online

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

# cyber-attack - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Online group Anonymous aims to bring down major Trump site

The hacktivist group has had a long-running campaign against the presidential hopeful.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 31 December, 2015

BBC website brought down by 'large cyber attack'

The website is back online now.

# cyber-attack - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Millions of customers could be affected by Carphone Warehouse cyber attack

No Irish customers have been affected.

# cyber-attack - Monday 8 June, 2015

‘Large cyber attack’ brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 9 April, 2015

TV network taken off air after 'unprecedented' cyberattack

The station was unable to broadcast on any of its channels.

# cyber-attack - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Opinion: Sony has capitulated to terrorist demands – it will have a chilling effect on freedom of speech

Pretty much any nefarious tin-pot dictator can pay hackers to go do a job for them. Will the people of the free world just throw their hands up in surrender?

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users

There are numerous reports of attacks on iClouds users in China.

# cyber-attack - Monday 8 September, 2014

Nude celebrity photos might not be to blame for New Zealand internet crash

The company involved now suspects a cyber attack may have taken place.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack

The Department of Communications has said that existing services and systems will not be impacted by the exercise.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Dispute between two companies leads to biggest ever 'cyber attack'

Have you noticed your internet being slower than usual in the last few days? This may be why.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 21 March, 2013

North Korea threatens to strike US military bases

The threat comes as tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level for years.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

South Korean broadcasters and banks hit in suspected cyber attack

Immediate suspicion has turned to North Korea, which last week accused the South of taking its own websites offline.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Apple hit by cyber attack, says no data was stolen

“There is no evidence that any data left Apple,” Apple said as it confirmed an attack similar to one carried out on Facebook recently.

# cyber-attack - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 6 December, 2012

British student convicted over Anonymous PayPal hacking

Prosecutors said the assault on PayPal had cost the company €4.3 million in loss of trading as well as updates to fend off similar attacks.

# cyber-attack - Friday 30 November, 2012

Teens believe cyber bullying is worse than traditional bullying

Teens feel like it’s the worst kind because they “can’t escape it” and pictures and messages can be spread so quickly.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members

Those arrested – aged between 17 and 25 – are suspected of planning cyber-attacks against several South American and European institutions. Interpol’s website went down following news of the arrests.

# cyber-attack - Friday 3 February, 2012

Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities

A conversation between police in the UK and FBI agents in the US has been hacked and posted online by the Anonymous hacking collective today.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

‘Whole government response to threat’ following #OpIreland cyber attack

The Department of Justice has confirmed it was subject to a Distributed Denial of Service attack overnight.

# cyber-attack - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

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.

# cyber-attack - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

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.

# cyber-attack - Monday 13 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning, including: Irishman wins ten-day Ironman challenge; foreign government may have attacked IMF computers; and energy prices set to rise by 2012.

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.

# cyber-attack - Sunday 12 June, 2011

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.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

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