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# hack - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Trump's Twitter account was hacked in October, Dutch prosecutors claim despite denials from Washington
# Hack
# Hack

Trump's Twitter account was hacked in October, Dutch prosecutors claim despite denials from Washington

Dec 16th 2020, 9:50 PM 20,290 Views 6 Comments

Both the White House and Twitter have strenuously denied reports that the account had been hacked.

# hack - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Suspected teenage mastermind behind Twitter hack pleads not guilty in Florida court
# Bitcoin Hack
# Bitcoin Hack

Suspected teenage mastermind behind Twitter hack pleads not guilty in Florida court

Aug 5th 2020, 9:30 AM 18,448 Views 0 Comments

A number of high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked including those of Kanye West, Bill Gates, and Barack Obama.

# hack - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts
# Hacked
# Hacked

Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts

Aug 1st 2020, 7:24 AM 15,619 Views 1 Comment

The company said hackers attempted to mislead certain employees.

# hack - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack
# Blackbaud
# Blackbaud

Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack

Jul 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 57,500 Views 16 Comments

The university said “names, telephone numbers and email addresses” in its alumni database may have been targeted in the hack.

# hack - Thursday 16 July, 2020

'Tough day for us': Twitter CEO responds to large-scale hack
# Hack
# Hack

'Tough day for us': Twitter CEO responds to large-scale hack

Jul 16th 2020, 10:37 AM 15,486 Views 15 Comments

High-profile figures were hit by the security breach.

# hack - Friday 30 August, 2019

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has account hacked
# Hack
# Hack

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has account hacked

Aug 30th 2019, 10:20 PM 17,925 Views 7 Comments

The hack happened earlier this evening.

# hack - 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 23,671 Views 0 Comments

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

# hack - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

WhatsApp has identified a 'serious security vulnerability' - Here's what you need to know
# Spyware
# Spyware

WhatsApp has identified a 'serious security vulnerability' - Here's what you need to know

May 14th 2019, 2:56 PM 71,408 Views 19 Comments

The company has officially notified the Data Protection Commission about the breach.

Irish users urged to download latest version of WhatsApp after phones infected with spyware through missed calls
# Spyware
# Spyware

Irish users urged to download latest version of WhatsApp after phones infected with spyware through missed calls

Updated May 14th 2019, 1:00 PM 48,085 Views 30 Comments

The DPC said that it had been informed by WhatsApp about a “serious vulnerability” on its platform.

# hack - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone
# Personal Information
# Personal Information

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

Mar 31st 2019, 1:29 PM 16,013 Views 14 Comments

Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.

# hack - Saturday 12 January, 2019

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on
# BTYSTE
# BTYSTE

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

Jan 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,864 Views 6 Comments

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

# hack - Friday 28 December, 2018

This project by Westmeath students aims to help parents know when a smart toy has been hacked
# STEM
# STEM

This project by Westmeath students aims to help parents know when a smart toy has been hacked

Dec 28th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,942 Views 7 Comments

They were inspired to conduct research in the smart toys after the number of controversies surrounding them in recent years.

# hack - 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 17,265 Views 8 Comments

The bank card details were taken from cards making bookings between 21 August and 5 September.

# hack - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Together for Yes says its donations page was shut down by a cyber attack
# DDOS Attack
# DDOS Attack

Together for Yes says its donations page was shut down by a cyber attack

May 10th 2018, 2:35 PM 32,461 Views 199 Comments

The attack came from within Ireland and lasted for 30 minutes, the campaign group said.

# hack - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

YouTube's most viewed video Despacito disappears in apparent Vevo hack
# Hack
# Hack

YouTube's most viewed video Despacito disappears in apparent Vevo hack

Apr 10th 2018, 1:28 PM 14,696 Views 21 Comments

A number of other artists have also been affected by the hack.

# hack - Monday 12 February, 2018

Number of websites infected by cryptocurrency hack, Ireland's National Cyber Security Centre says
# Global Hack
# Global Hack

Number of websites infected by cryptocurrency hack, Ireland's National Cyber Security Centre says

Feb 12th 2018, 4:20 PM 15,733 Views 23 Comments

It said that there are no indications at this stage that members of the public are at risk.

# hack - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Explainer: Who is Reality Winner, and why has she been charged with leaking US secrets?
# Russian Hacks
# Russian Hacks

Explainer: Who is Reality Winner, and why has she been charged with leaking US secrets?

Jun 7th 2017, 1:45 PM 27,523 Views 21 Comments

The 25-year-old Air Force veteran has been charged with leaking information related to alleged Russian hacks.

# hack - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Hacker leaks stolen Orange is the New Black episodes after ransom demand
# Netflix Original
# Netflix Original

Hacker leaks stolen Orange is the New Black episodes after ransom demand

Apr 29th 2017, 4:45 PM 28,879 Views 34 Comments

“Who is next on the list? FOX, IFC, NAT GEO, and ABC,” the hacker said on Twitter.

# hack - 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 9,472 Views 6 Comments

It’s hoped that the funds will be at least partly recovered.

# hack - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Hacker avoids jail after sending readers of The Sun to page saying Rupert Murdoch had killed himself
# Hacked
# Hacked

Hacker avoids jail after sending readers of The Sun to page saying Rupert Murdoch had killed himself

Mar 21st 2017, 9:09 PM 11,249 Views 6 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan said that as far as he knew, “Mr Murdoch is still happily living.”

# hack - Monday 26 December, 2016

Britney Spears claimed to be dead in suspected 'hack' of Sony Twitter account
# Suspicious Messages
# Suspicious Messages

Britney Spears claimed to be dead in suspected 'hack' of Sony Twitter account

Dec 26th 2016, 2:58 PM 16,808 Views 31 Comments

A Bob Dylan account also tweeted that Spears was dead.

# hack - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach
# Hack
# Hack

Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach

Dec 15th 2016, 7:47 AM 5,651 Views 6 Comments

The settlement comes after a hacker group released what was said to be personal data on millions of people.

# hack - 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 22,313 Views 38 Comments

The company will contact 130,000 customers after at least 2,000 modems were breached.

# hack - Friday 18 November, 2016

Three mobile victim of 'major hack' but Irish customers 'not affected'
# Cyber Breach
# Cyber Breach

Three mobile victim of 'major hack' but Irish customers 'not affected'

Nov 18th 2016, 12:13 AM 11,674 Views 14 Comments

The company says it’s a problem affecting UK systems.

# hack - Monday 7 November, 2016

Tesco Bank freezes 20,000 UK accounts after fraud attack
# Hacked
# Hacked

Tesco Bank freezes 20,000 UK accounts after fraud attack

Nov 7th 2016, 4:48 PM 11,148 Views 18 Comments

Tesco Ireland confirmed that none of the 27,000 Irish Tesco Bank customers were impacted by the attack.

# hack - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Gardaí found a virus in their IT systems this week
# Hack
# Hack

Gardaí found a virus in their IT systems this week

Aug 7th 2016, 1:20 PM 22,232 Views 48 Comments

However, it is believed that data, the Pulse system nor the Garda Síochána website were not affected.

# hack - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack
# Disappearing Act
# Disappearing Act

Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack

Aug 3rd 2016, 12:20 PM 19,491 Views 27 Comments

The volatile cryptocurrency lost more than 20% of its value after the breach.

# hack - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks
# Russia
# Russia

Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks

Jul 30th 2016, 8:25 AM 30,976 Views 88 Comments

Edward Snowden has publicly criticised the strategy of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

# hack - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails
# Hack
# Hack

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails

Jul 26th 2016, 2:14 PM 10,595 Views 66 Comments

Clinton’s campaign say Russia wanted to help Trump’s campaign because of their bromance.

# hack - Monday 6 June, 2016

Even Mark Zuckerberg's online accounts aren't safe from hackers
# Inactive
# Inactive

Even Mark Zuckerberg's online accounts aren't safe from hackers

Jun 6th 2016, 9:29 AM 10,098 Views 10 Comments

The Facebook CEO found his accounts on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Pinterest compromised last night.

# hack - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Remember MySpace? If you joined it before, you will want to revisit it quickly
# Mega Breach
# Mega Breach

Remember MySpace? If you joined it before, you will want to revisit it quickly

May 31st 2016, 11:44 AM 19,581 Views 13 Comments

Over 360 million records have been said to be leaked, which would make it one of the biggest leaks of passwords ever.

# hack - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

The Pentagon wants hackers to break into its website - for money
# Pentagon
# Pentagon

The Pentagon wants hackers to break into its website - for money

Mar 2nd 2016, 5:45 PM 12,378 Views 17 Comments

It will give cash to people who can find weaknesses on the site.

# hack - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Lots of people didn't know about this trick for keeping fally-down tights up
# Double Knickers
From The Daily Edge
# Double Knickers

Lots of people didn't know about this trick for keeping fally-down tights up

Mar 1st 2016, 11:22 AM 9,987 Views 3 Comments

It’s a lifesaver!

# hack - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State
# Central College Limerick
# Central College Limerick

Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State

Oct 8th 2015, 12:54 PM 13,165 Views 52 Comments

It has since been taken down.

# hack - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Pastor took his own life days after being outed in Ashley Madison leak
# Hack
# Hack

Pastor took his own life days after being outed in Ashley Madison leak

Sep 9th 2015, 7:13 PM 25,472 Views 29 Comments

Canadian police have said that at least two suicides were linked to the leak of 32 million customer profiles.

# hack - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

You've been peeling garlic wrong your entire life
# Revelation
From The Daily Edge
# Revelation

You've been peeling garlic wrong your entire life

May 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 6,824 Views 8 Comments

No more scratching around with those damn layers.

# hack - Friday 8 May, 2015

Gennaro Gattuso has come up with the most Gattuso way possible of stopping Lionel Messi
# Hack
From The42
# Hack

Gennaro Gattuso has come up with the most Gattuso way possible of stopping Lionel Messi

May 8th 2015, 6:03 PM 10,032 Views 9 Comments

Just hack the legs off him basically.

# hack - Friday 17 April, 2015

Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails
# Data Dump
# Data Dump

Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails

Apr 17th 2015, 1:08 PM 15,829 Views 24 Comments

And it’s all in a searchable archive. Handy.

# hack - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

You have been peeling oranges wrong your entire life
# Hack
From The Daily Edge
# Hack

You have been peeling oranges wrong your entire life

Mar 18th 2015, 11:45 AM 8,296 Views 5 Comments

Behold this revelation.

# hack - Monday 9 March, 2015

Rape Crisis Centre website hacked by 'Islamic State'
# Isis
# Isis

Rape Crisis Centre website hacked by 'Islamic State'

Mar 9th 2015, 2:02 PM 28,665 Views 42 Comments

It is unclear if the group is connected to ISIS.

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