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#Cyber Security

# cyber-security - 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-security - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

# cyber-security - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Denis Naughten says banning children from the internet 'isn't practical'

The government is moving towards appointing a Digital Safety Commissioner.

# cyber-security - 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-security - Thursday 4 January, 2018

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

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

# cyber-security - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Vigilante cybersecurity expert targets Dublin firm

Citypost said that it would temporarily take down its site in response to concerns raised.

# cyber-security - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

PSNI launches investigation after private image of female officer shared online

It is not yet clear how the image ended up on social media websites.

# cyber-security - Sunday 13 August, 2017

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

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

# cyber-security - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Trump's national security team to be quizzed over Russian influence on election

Former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before a Senate panel tomorrow.

# cyber-security - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of

There have been calls for the Garda cyber crime unit to be beefed up.

# cyber-security - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Use Gmail? Sneaky hackers use contact emails to attack Google Docs

The internet giant has managed to contain the attack.

# cyber-security - Monday 24 October, 2016

Use your phone for mobile banking? Gardaí warn of risks

Irish people use their mobiles for internet activity more than any other western country.

# cyber-security - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Why a global cyber-security firm chose Cork over London for its European base

eSentire plans to hire 100 staff for its new Irish operation.

# cyber-security - Sunday 19 April, 2015

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked

Experts say the public needs protection against ‘petty’ cybercrimes.

# cyber-security - Saturday 28 April, 2012

US House passes cyber-security bill to allow access to private data

Us President Barack Obama has threatened to veto the bill if it lands on his desk.

# cyber-security - 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-security - 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-security - Monday 13 June, 2011

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-security - 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.

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# cyber-security - Thursday 2 June, 2011

China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan

Chinese state media says Google “arbitrarily pointing the finger at China” for a second time, after the internet company warned users it had detected a Gmail account hacking scame.