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# Cyber

This year
Ireland must work with EU to reduce cost of online security for consumers, cyber chief insists
Dr Richard Browne spoke to The Journal this week after his appearance at the Consultative Forum on International Security.
Ireland is to join four European defence projects following cabinet approval
The four projects, which will need Dáil approval, are associated with purchase of military equipment, ammunition and also cyber security information sharing.
Gardaí assist in Europol operation that freed six children from child sexual abuse
The operation, dubbed the Victim Identification Taskforce organised by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), took place earlier this month.
All time
Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey
Charity CyberSafeKids found that 92% of children in this age group own their own smart device.
'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.
Government websites hit by cyberattack
Services like the Central Statistics Office and the Courts service of Ireland were down because of a DDoS attack is cleaning up its act ... with a little help from this Irish expert
The controversial site moved to Dublin last year — a move that caused some concern amongst ministers.
Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?
“The targets might not stop with the borders of Syria.”
Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?
There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.
UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent "ransomware" warning
The virus locks a users computer until a ransom of nearly €650 has been paid.
VIDEO: The top 10 athlete tweets of 2012 put to song
Sure. Why not?
What's eating rugby writer Stephen Jones, Munster fans?
The well-known sports journalist has been rubbing Irish rugby fans up the wrong way this week, it seems.
Lance Armstrong has removed 'Tour De France winner' from his Twitter bio
Next step: ‘unfriend’ Tyler Hamilton on Facebook.
Cyber attacks lead to €64 million stolen from banks
A newly released joint report by Guardian Analytics and McAfee said the operation was led by criminals attacking cloud-based servers in a global fraud campaign.
That's not cricket, KP: Pietersen fined for Twitter rant
The batting star vented his views on one of Sky Sports’ Test match commentators.
Anonymous hacker: Plot to 'kill Facebook' is a misunderstanding
A hacker claiming to have begun ‘Operation Facebook’ says the plan had been abandoned before a video about it was released.
Anonymous threatens to "destroy" Facebook on 5 November
Hacking group has issued online warnings against the social network, which it calls the “medium of communication you all so dearly adore”.