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#Cyber

# cyber - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey
# Internet
# Internet

Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey

Feb 9th 2021, 6:20 AM 7,239 Views 7 Comments

Charity CyberSafeKids found that 92% of children in this age group own their own smart device.

# cyber - Friday 12 May, 2017

'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 39,323 Views 81 Comments

Theresa May has said the cyber attack wasn’t specifically targeting the NHS.

# cyber - Friday 22 January, 2016

Government websites hit by cyberattack
# Hacked
# Hacked

Government websites hit by cyberattack

Jan 22nd 2016, 10:45 PM 33,359 Views 73 Comments

Services like the Central Statistics Office and the Courts service of Ireland were down because of a DDoS attack

# cyber - Friday 16 January, 2015

Ask.fm is cleaning up its act ... with a little help from this Irish expert

Ask.fm is cleaning up its act ... with a little help from this Irish expert

Jan 16th 2015, 9:45 AM 7,147 Views 15 Comments

The controversial site moved to Dublin last year — a move that caused some concern amongst ministers.

# cyber - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?
# Hacked
# Hacked

Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?

Dec 18th 2014, 10:00 PM 13,413 Views 41 Comments

“The targets might not stop with the borders of Syria.”

# cyber - Monday 14 April, 2014

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?
# CyberPsychology
# CyberPsychology

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

Apr 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 858 Views 18 Comments

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

# cyber - Saturday 16 November, 2013

UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent "ransomware" warning
# Hacked
# Hacked

UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent "ransomware" warning

Nov 16th 2013, 4:06 PM 11,335 Views 22 Comments

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

# cyber - Friday 28 December, 2012

VIDEO: The top 10 athlete tweets of 2012 put to song
# Twitter Machine
From The42
# Twitter Machine

VIDEO: The top 10 athlete tweets of 2012 put to song

Dec 28th 2012, 4:33 PM 759 Views 0 Comments

Sure. Why not?

# cyber - Thursday 20 December, 2012

What's eating rugby writer Stephen Jones, Munster fans?
# HCup
From The42
# HCup

What's eating rugby writer Stephen Jones, Munster fans?

Dec 20th 2012, 5:28 PM 5,754 Views 12 Comments

The well-known sports journalist has been rubbing Irish rugby fans up the wrong way this week, it seems.

# cyber - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Lance Armstrong has removed 'Tour De France winner' from his Twitter bio
# Cyber
From The42
# Cyber

Lance Armstrong has removed 'Tour De France winner' from his Twitter bio

Oct 23rd 2012, 5:24 PM 1,533 Views 2 Comments

Next step: ‘unfriend’ Tyler Hamilton on Facebook.

# cyber - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Cyber attacks lead to €64 million stolen from banks
# Cyber
# Cyber

Cyber attacks lead to €64 million stolen from banks

Jun 26th 2012, 8:19 PM 8,587 Views 16 Comments

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.

# cyber - Thursday 24 May, 2012

That's not cricket, KP: Pietersen fined for Twitter rant
# Cyber
From The42
# Cyber

That's not cricket, KP: Pietersen fined for Twitter rant

May 24th 2012, 10:57 AM 237 Views 0 Comments

The batting star vented his views on one of Sky Sports’ Test match commentators.

# cyber - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Anonymous hacker: Plot to 'kill Facebook' is a misunderstanding
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Anonymous hacker: Plot to 'kill Facebook' is a misunderstanding

Aug 11th 2011, 9:00 AM 991 Views 7 Comments

A hacker claiming to have begun ‘Operation Facebook’ says the plan had been abandoned before a video about it was released.

# cyber - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Anonymous threatens to "destroy" Facebook on 5 November
# Facebook Threat
# Facebook Threat

Anonymous threatens to "destroy" Facebook on 5 November

Aug 10th 2011, 9:34 AM 2,081 Views 31 Comments

Hacking group has issued online warnings against the social network, which it calls the “medium of communication you all so dearly adore”.