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#Cyber Attack

# cyber-attack - Friday 18 December, 2020

Massive cyber attack on US government agencies spreads to other countries
# Espionage
# Espionage

Massive cyber attack on US government agencies spreads to other countries

Dec 18th 2020, 6:18 PM 15,403 Views 11 Comments

“It’s certain that the number and location of victims will keep growing,” the Microsoft president said.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

European Medicines Agency says it has been targeted in cyber attack
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

European Medicines Agency says it has been targeted in cyber attack

Dec 9th 2020, 6:57 PM 13,239 Views 4 Comments

The agency says it has launched a full investigation.

# cyber-attack - Friday 20 November, 2020

Manchester United confirm cyber attack
# Threat
From The42
# Threat

Manchester United confirm cyber attack

Nov 20th 2020, 11:31 PM 9,425 Views 10 Comments

The club say they are not ‘currently aware of any breach of personal data’.

# cyber-attack - Friday 19 June, 2020

Australia under 'malicious' cyber attacks from state actor
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Australia under 'malicious' cyber attacks from state actor

Jun 19th 2020, 6:58 AM 27,443 Views 23 Comments

Suspicions immediately fell on Beijing, which has recently slapped trade sanctions on Australian products.

# cyber-attack - Friday 27 December, 2019

Cyber attack plan aims to protect State hospitals, energy networks and security systems
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Cyber attack plan aims to protect State hospitals, energy networks and security systems

Dec 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,744 Views 12 Comments

The new strategy sets out how to ensure the State’s infrastructure and computer networks are “resilient, safe and secure”.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 4 July, 2019

FAI say no employee or customer data leaked in Abbotstown cyber attack
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

FAI say no employee or customer data leaked in Abbotstown cyber attack

Updated Jul 4th 2019, 8:00 AM 6,845 Views 5 Comments

A statement from the association moved to ‘close out this incident’ following last month’s security breach.

# cyber-attack - Monday 10 June, 2019

Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre
# TalkTalk
# TalkTalk

Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre

Jun 10th 2019, 7:41 PM 23,651 Views 0 Comments

The attack cost the company €86.3 million after the personal details of 157,000 customers were stolen.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Data hack has no impact on ongoing investigations - FAI
# Cyber Attack
From The42
# Cyber Attack

Data hack has no impact on ongoing investigations - FAI

Jun 6th 2019, 7:50 PM 1,849 Views 3 Comments

The Association were subject to an external hack of their servers last week.

# cyber-attack - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Cyber attack delays printing and delivery of major US newspapers
# Tribune Publishing
# Tribune Publishing

Cyber attack delays printing and delivery of major US newspapers

Dec 30th 2018, 10:59 AM 12,919 Views 13 Comments

The attack appears to have originated outside the US.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked

Sep 6th 2018, 9:50 PM 17,253 Views 8 Comments

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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

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

Jun 13th 2018, 11:30 AM 8,995 Views 7 Comments

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
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws

Jan 5th 2018, 8:39 AM 23,370 Views 20 Comments

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
# Ransomware

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

Jun 28th 2017, 8:41 AM 22,997 Views 60 Comments

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
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

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

Jun 25th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,836 Views 16 Comments

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
# Wannacry
# Wannacry

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

May 17th 2017, 5:40 PM 17,920 Views 19 Comments

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
# Wannacry
# Wannacry

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

May 16th 2017, 7:49 AM 13,443 Views 33 Comments

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
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

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

May 15th 2017, 4:05 PM 22,688 Views 44 Comments

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

Worldwide ransomware attacks - what we know so far
# Wake Up Call
# Wake Up Call

Worldwide ransomware attacks - what we know so far

May 15th 2017, 1:01 PM 24,570 Views 43 Comments

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
# Global Attack
# Global Attack

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

May 14th 2017, 7:10 PM 19,716 Views 40 Comments

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
# Better Safe Than Sorry
# Better Safe Than Sorry

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

May 12th 2017, 10:22 PM 14,741 Views 40 Comments

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
# Held To Ransom
# Held To Ransom

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

May 12th 2017, 8:36 PM 39,302 Views 78 Comments

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
# Trinity Foundation
# Trinity Foundation

Investigation launched into cyber attack on Trinity fund

Apr 27th 2017, 3:13 PM 9,463 Views 6 Comments

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
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

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

Dec 6th 2016, 9:51 AM 22,278 Views 38 Comments

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
# Taking Aim
# Taking Aim

Online group Anonymous aims to bring down major Trump site

Mar 15th 2016, 8:55 PM 25,323 Views 46 Comments

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'
# Denial Of Service Attack
# Denial Of Service Attack

BBC website brought down by 'large cyber attack'

Dec 31st 2015, 1:58 PM 12,010 Views 3 Comments

The website is back online now.

# cyber-attack - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Millions of customers could be affected by Carphone Warehouse cyber attack
# Hackers
# Hackers

Millions of customers could be affected by Carphone Warehouse cyber attack

Aug 8th 2015, 6:15 PM 22,849 Views 17 Comments

No Irish customers have been affected.

# cyber-attack - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day
# Hacked
# Hacked

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

Jun 8th 2015, 11:57 PM 13,420 Views 14 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

TV network taken off air after 'unprecedented' cyberattack

Apr 9th 2015, 7:18 AM 17,352 Views 22 Comments

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
# Sony Hack
# Sony Hack

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

Dec 20th 2014, 8:00 AM 83 Views 52 Comments

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
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:41 AM 8,999 Views 4 Comments

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
# Celebrity
# Celebrity

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

Sep 8th 2014, 10:03 AM 12,315 Views 3 Comments

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

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

May 21st 2014, 4:54 PM 8,301 Views 3 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack
# Cyber-exercise
# Cyber-exercise

Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack

Apr 4th 2013, 9:46 AM 6,386 Views 20 Comments

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'
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

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

Mar 28th 2013, 1:47 PM 18,214 Views 25 Comments

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
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea threatens to strike US military bases

Mar 21st 2013, 9:06 AM 10,853 Views 81 Comments

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
# South Korea
# South Korea

South Korean broadcasters and banks hit in suspected cyber attack

Mar 20th 2013, 8:24 AM 3,354 Views 12 Comments

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
# Apple
# Apple

Apple hit by cyber attack, says no data was stolen

Feb 20th 2013, 8:02 AM 4,984 Views 15 Comments

“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
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

Feb 16th 2013, 11:10 AM 11,428 Views 14 Comments

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
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

British student convicted over Anonymous PayPal hacking

Dec 6th 2012, 9:22 PM 16,413 Views 44 Comments

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
# Cyber Bullying
# Cyber Bullying

Teens believe cyber bullying is worse than traditional bullying

Nov 30th 2012, 10:22 AM 13,648 Views 24 Comments

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

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