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# cyberattack - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Maynooth University confirms it was victim of cyberattack in which ransom was paid to cybercriminal

NUIG in July also confirmed it was a victim of the widespread attack.

# cyberattack - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

# cyberattack - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Cyberattack that has swept the world was 'aimed at Ukraine'

People were urged to be wary of clicking on email attachments or shared links.

# cyberattack - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system hit by cyberattack

The attacks began in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and the US.

# cyberattack - Monday 15 May, 2017

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

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

# cyberattack - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Ibec calls for more funding to protect businesses following cyber attack

The call comes after a global ransomware attack on Friday which targeted businesses and state services across the world.

# cyberattack - Friday 16 December, 2016

Obama says US will hit back at Russia 'at a time and place of our own choosing'

The outgoing US president’s remarks dramatically upped the stakes in a dispute between the world’s leading nuclear powers.

# cyberattack - Friday 21 October, 2016

Twitter, Netflix and Playstation affected by "malicious" cyberattack

A distributed denial-of-service attack meant some of the world’s most popular websites could not be accessed.

# cyberattack - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

The TalkTalk hack is going to cost it up to €49 million

It will also offer customers a free upgrade to encourage them to stay on the service.

# cyberattack - Thursday 9 April, 2015

TV network taken off air after 'unprecedented' cyberattack

The station was unable to broadcast on any of its channels.

# cyberattack - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?

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

# cyberattack - Thursday 4 December, 2014

North Korea: Were we responsible for the cyberattack on Sony? 'Wait and see'

The country refused to deny involvement in a cyber attack which saw a number of unreleased films from Sony Pictures leaked online.

# cyberattack - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Have an eBay account? You need to change your password right now

The compromised database contained encrypted eBay passwords and other non-financial information.

# cyberattack - Monday 19 May, 2014

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers

The FBI’s Bob Anderson Jr., described the charges as ‘the new normal’.

# cyberattack - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

LivingSocial website hack targeted thousands of Irish users

Data Protection Commissioner knew about the cyber attack two weeks ago.

# cyberattack - Thursday 3 May, 2012

DDoS attack forces UK serious crime agency offline

SOCA says attack poses no risk to its data.