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#Cybercrime

# cybercrime - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Ex-Argentina attacker Lavezzi makes sex tape blackmail complaint
# Cybercrime
From The42
# Cybercrime

Ex-Argentina attacker Lavezzi makes sex tape blackmail complaint

May 14th 2020, 11:08 AM 8,708 Views 3 Comments

The former Napoli star says he received messages demanding $5,000 for each image.

# cybercrime - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain
# Cyber Crime Bureau
# Cyber Crime Bureau

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain

Dec 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 10,685 Views 3 Comments

At one stage, it could take five years before gardaí would get to a case because of the volume of material for analysis.

# cybercrime - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Goodbye cat burglar, hello drone burglar: Here's what crime will look like in future
# Future Focus
# Future Focus

Goodbye cat burglar, hello drone burglar: Here's what crime will look like in future

Sep 9th 2018, 6:30 PM 29,758 Views 15 Comments

From data theft to using remote-controlled flying machines.

# cybercrime - Monday 4 December, 2017

Businesses warned to vigilant as over €700,000 lost in the past month from invoice fraud
# Invoice Redirect Fraud
# Invoice Redirect Fraud

Businesses warned to vigilant as over €700,000 lost in the past month from invoice fraud

Dec 4th 2017, 2:43 PM 13,357 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí said today that there had been numerous attempts by scammers to carry out invoice redirect fraud on businesses.

# cybercrime - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Just 29 gardaí tasked with tackling cybercrime despite surge in internet attacks
# Cybercrime
# Cybercrime

Just 29 gardaí tasked with tackling cybercrime despite surge in internet attacks

Nov 15th 2016, 5:58 PM 8,713 Views 15 Comments

New survey found 44% of Irish organisations suffered an attack last year compared to just 25% in 2012.

# cybercrime - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Live streaming of child sexual abuse on the rise
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Live streaming of child sexual abuse on the rise

Sep 28th 2016, 11:30 AM 12,209 Views 28 Comments

Cyber crime investigators have also noticed a rise in so-called “revenge porn”.

# cybercrime - Friday 23 September, 2016

"Change your password now" - What to do if you have a Yahoo account
# Yahoo Ya Boya
# Yahoo Ya Boya

"Change your password now" - What to do if you have a Yahoo account

Sep 23rd 2016, 5:02 PM 19,462 Views 25 Comments

Experts say beefing up your security is the only way to protect yourself from a potential attack.

# cybercrime - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

This Irish college is tackling a major problem with cybercrime
# Safety First
# Safety First

This Irish college is tackling a major problem with cybercrime

Jun 14th 2016, 6:10 AM 15,468 Views 19 Comments

A talent gap exists in the area and IT Carlow claims to have the first Irish course dedicated to tackling it.

# cybercrime - Sunday 16 August, 2015

How a group of hackers and traders made $100 million - using press releases
# The Wolves Of Wall Street
# The Wolves Of Wall Street

How a group of hackers and traders made $100 million - using press releases

Aug 16th 2015, 9:00 PM 26,845 Views 26 Comments

The story of “one of the most intricate and sophisticated trading rings” in history.

# cybercrime - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world
# Future
# Future

Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world

Jul 19th 2015, 5:30 PM 40,954 Views 49 Comments

Many of the devices that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.

# cybercrime - Sunday 19 April, 2015

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked
# Cybercrime
# Cybercrime

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked

Apr 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 6,998 Views 20 Comments

Experts say the public needs protection against ‘petty’ cybercrimes.

# cybercrime - Friday 27 March, 2015

The Grafton Barber is now an 'Islamic State' target, apparently
# Hacked
# Hacked

The Grafton Barber is now an 'Islamic State' target, apparently

Mar 27th 2015, 3:09 PM 27,932 Views 56 Comments

Their website has been hacked by ‘supporters’.

# cybercrime - Monday 16 February, 2015

Irish banks 'targeted' in cyber-heist crime spree worth millions
# Hacked
# Hacked

Irish banks 'targeted' in cyber-heist crime spree worth millions

Feb 16th 2015, 6:11 PM 14,832 Views 17 Comments

Banks across the world were allegedly hacked over a two-year period.

# cybercrime - Monday 1 December, 2014

Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography
# Cyber Criminals
# Cyber Criminals

Hacker who demanded Bitcoin from banks jailed for blackmail and child pornography

Dec 1st 2014, 5:55 PM 12,839 Views 15 Comments

Lewys Martin was sentenced to over four years in prison.

# cybercrime - Sunday 10 August, 2014

The state has asked Twitter to block 13 accounts in Ireland this year...
# Tweet Tweet
# Tweet Tweet

The state has asked Twitter to block 13 accounts in Ireland this year...

Aug 10th 2014, 8:15 AM 18,636 Views 16 Comments

…and Twitter has refused.

# cybercrime - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Hacker-turned-informer spared more prison time
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Hacker-turned-informer spared more prison time

May 27th 2014, 9:54 PM 16,899 Views 32 Comments

Hector Xavier Monsegur, known as Sabu, taught the US government about the inner workings of hacking collectives like Anonymous.

# cybercrime - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

The FBI is having problems hiring hackers who don't smoke weed
# High-fi
# High-fi

The FBI is having problems hiring hackers who don't smoke weed

May 21st 2014, 8:00 PM 16,339 Views 35 Comments

The agency is considering loosening the policy which prevents it from hiring anyone who has smoked marijuana in the previous three years.

# cybercrime - Monday 19 May, 2014

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers
# Phone-y War
# Phone-y War

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers

May 19th 2014, 1:40 PM 6,509 Views 41 Comments

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

# cybercrime - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million...but get caught
# Oceans 9
# Oceans 9

Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million...but get caught

Apr 24th 2014, 7:06 PM 24,516 Views 28 Comments

The gang members carried out a number sophisticated cyber attacks on banks in London

# cybercrime - 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 11,330 Views 22 Comments

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

# cybercrime - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared
# Cybercrime
# Cybercrime

Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared

Oct 30th 2013, 10:01 AM 9,490 Views 14 Comments

An attack by hackers had been initially estimated to affect three million customers but it is now believe 38 million accounts have been compromised.

# cybercrime - Friday 9 August, 2013

Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime

Aug 9th 2013, 1:39 PM 3,052 Views 10 Comments

Nearly one in five surveyed companies were victims of hacking in the last year, with the average incident costing up to €30,000 to clean up.

# cybercrime - Monday 31 December, 2012

Calls for Ireland to ratify international convention against cybercrime
# Cybercrime
# Cybercrime

Calls for Ireland to ratify international convention against cybercrime

Dec 31st 2012, 7:15 AM 3,013 Views 11 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says ratification would ensure safe and responsible use of the internet in Ireland.

# cybercrime - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 13th 2012, 11:00 AM 44 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# cybercrime - Thursday 5 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Apr 5th 2012, 8:43 AM 6,206 Views 21 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# cybercrime - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Teenager released without charge in investigation into LulzSec hacking
# Arrest
# Arrest

Teenager released without charge in investigation into LulzSec hacking

Mar 7th 2012, 11:42 AM 4,388 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old had been arrested and held at a station in Dublin as part of a global investigation into computer hacking.

# cybercrime - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael site hacking
# Hacking
# Hacking

Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael site hacking

Sep 1st 2011, 9:16 PM 1,257 Views 29 Comments

The party’s website was hacked in January, compromising the personal details of around 2,000 people.

# cybercrime - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

New cybercrime fighting centre opens in Dublin
# Cybercrime
# Cybercrime

New cybercrime fighting centre opens in Dublin

May 31st 2011, 2:11 PM 937 Views 0 Comments

A new project at UCD will develop systems to train cybercrime police officers around the world. Twenty new jobs are being created as a result.