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# hacked - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps Fail

Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps

It wasn’t hacked. And you don’t need to change your password.

# hacked - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Hello. Here are the nine stories to know on this midweek morning.

Hundreds of Bank of Ireland customers have accounts skimmed

Thousands of euro was taken from customer accounts in a major skimming operation.

# hacked - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

‘Like the fox designing the chicken coop’: Opposition says Shatter has undermined the GSOC review

Sinn Féin have called for an independent review into the controversy.

# hacked - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Minister says his Twitter was ‘compromised’ after porn tweet XXX

Minister says his Twitter was ‘compromised’ after porn tweet

Alex White appeared to ‘favourite’ a tweet which included an image of a naked woman.

# hacked - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Jessie J video has an excellent surprise at the 12-second mark Hacked

# hacked - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Snapchat hackers ‘reveal 4.6m phone numbers’

A website has been set up which claims to hold the usernames and phone numbers for 4.6 million accounts.

# hacked - Monday 18 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Fianna Fáil TD ‘definitely did not like MILF page’ on Facebook Hacked Off

Fianna Fáil TD ‘definitely did not like MILF page’ on Facebook

Michael McGrath said his Facebook page was hacked, and has now been taken offline.

# hacked - Saturday 16 November, 2013

UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent “ransomware” warning

The virus locks a users computer until a ransom of nearly €650 has been paid.

# hacked - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

# hacked - Monday 23 September, 2013

From Business ETC This computer club claims it has hacked the new iPhone’s fingerprint sensor Iphone 5s

This computer club claims it has hacked the new iPhone’s fingerprint sensor

Just days after the new iPhone 5S was released it may already have a problem…

# hacked - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Trekkers attacked with machetes and spears in Papua New Guinea

Two guides were hacked to death during the shocking incident.

# hacked - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From Business ETC New York Times website down in ‘malicious’ attack Outage

New York Times website down in ‘malicious’ attack

The New York Times said it is working to fix the problem which it said was down to an external attack.

# hacked - Monday 22 July, 2013

From Business ETC Apple’s developer site was hacked Hacked

Apple’s developer site was hacked

Apple says an intruder attempted to secure the personal information of some of the registered developers from the site.

# hacked - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# hacked - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Youth Defence says website hack was “illegal and utterly pointless”

The Youth Defence website has been replaced by a text which says it is blowing the lid on the background of the anti-abortion group.

# hacked - Monday 22 April, 2013

# hacked - Friday 5 April, 2013

Public jobs regulator’s website accidentally promotes ‘sexy girls lingerie’ store

The CPSA says its website was compromised earlier this week – which may be why a small ad has appeared…

# hacked - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

From Business ETC Business had €30,000 of calls made without its knowledge after hacking Communications

Business had €30,000 of calls made without its knowledge after hacking

The communications regulator, ComReg, has said that there have been 16 reported cases by operators of businesses’ phone systems being hacked in recent weeks

# hacked - Friday 22 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Vatican tweets Batman story, but says it wasn’t hacked Holy Switcheroo

Vatican tweets Batman story, but says it wasn’t hacked

To the Batcave aka St Peter’s Square!

# hacked - Friday 22 February, 2013

From Business ETC Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest users Hacked

Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest users

Some contact information for users was compromised when hackers attacked the customer support service, Zendesk.

# hacked - Monday 18 February, 2013

From Business ETC Burger King’s Twitter page is hacked, gains 30k new followers Ouch

# hacked - Thursday 20 December, 2012

US hacker who leaked nude celebrity photos jailed

Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera and Renee Olstead were among dozens of people the man hacked.

# hacked - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From Business ETC ComReg warns businesses of increase in phone hacking Hacked

ComReg warns businesses of increase in phone hacking

In one phone hacking case, a company had calls to the value of over €250,000 made through its phones.

# hacked - Thursday 1 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge The Dredge: Lindsay Lohan tweets about Hitler OMG

The Dredge: Lindsay Lohan tweets about Hitler

The best of this morning’s celebrity dirt.

# hacked - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Hackers target website of Russian court that sentenced Pussy Riot

Hackers associating themselves with the loose-knit ‘hacktivist’ group Anonymous posted anti-Putin messages and demanded the band members’ release.

# hacked - Friday 3 August, 2012

From Business ETC Reuters says blogging platform hacked Hacked

Reuters says blogging platform hacked

The news agency has said one of its websites was hacked in order to spread fake stories about Syria.

# hacked - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From Business ETC Two arrested for hacking 8.7 million mobile customers in South Korea Scam

Two arrested for hacking 8.7 million mobile customers in South Korea

The pair stole the data, including the customers’ names, contact details and registration numbers, to sell onto telemarketers.

# hacked - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.

# hacked - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you? Explainer This post contains videos

Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you?

What exactly does ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ mean? And after breaches for LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.fm this week, how can you make your password stronger?

# hacked - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online

A hacker in Russia claims to have gained access to millions of passwords and is seeking help in removing the encryption.

# hacked - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Rebekah Brooks was hacked by NoTW while editing sister paper The Sun

The Leveson inquiry today heard evidence from one police investigator who said the former News International chief executive was targeted on a weekly basis.

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.

# hacked - Friday 17 February, 2012

Student sentenced to eight months over Facebook hacking

Prosecutors accused the 26-year-old of taking invaluable intellectual property from the social network.

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…

# hacked - 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.

# hacked - Sunday 22 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing Unexpected This post contains images

Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing

The glamour model said that her Twitter account had not been hacked as she gave her take on world economic affairs this afternoon.

# hacked - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Bar Council website hacked

The hacking took place last night by a person or group calling themselves ‘BRWSK007′. The site has since been restored to normal operation.

# hacked - Monday 12 September, 2011

Irish Catholic website hacked

A message was posted on the site saying the hackers “wish you to continue beliveing [sic] in your false religion”.

# hacked - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Anonymous ‘hacked into 70 US law enforcement websites’

The sites targeted appear to mainly be sheriffs’ offices in US cities.

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