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#Hackers

# hackers - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

US recovers over half of ransom paid to pipeline hackers
# Darkside
# Darkside

US recovers over half of ransom paid to pipeline hackers

Jun 8th 2021, 7:02 AM 28,683 Views 7 Comments

The cyberattack caused short-term fuel shortages and drew attention to the broader threat that of the burgeoning ransomware industry.

# hackers - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says
# Hackers
# Hackers

Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says

May 27th 2021, 3:38 PM 29,423 Views 61 Comments

Eight people have died from Covid-19 in the last 12 days, the HSE also confirmed.

# hackers - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

US charges three North Korean computer programmers over global hacks
# Hackers
# Hackers

US charges three North Korean computer programmers over global hacks

Feb 17th 2021, 10:45 PM 20,713 Views 0 Comments

Federal prosecutors said the hacks include an attack targeting an American movie studio and an extortion scheme.

# hackers - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Hacker tries to poison the water supply in a Florida city
# Oldsmar
# Oldsmar

Hacker tries to poison the water supply in a Florida city

Feb 9th 2021, 7:49 AM 24,712 Views 16 Comments

Authorities in Oldsmar quickly realised what was happening and thwarted the attempt.

# hackers - Thursday 3 January, 2019

At least 3,226 user records compromised in Luas cyber attack
# Bitcoin
# Bitcoin

At least 3,226 user records compromised in Luas cyber attack

Updated Jan 3rd 2019, 7:12 PM 42,559 Views 52 Comments

The records of those who had signed up for the Luas newsletter had been compromised, Transdev said this afternoon.

# hackers - Friday 5 October, 2018

'Spy mania': West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy
# Hackers
# Hackers

'Spy mania': West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy

Oct 5th 2018, 7:37 AM 7,159 Views 51 Comments

Russia scathingly accused the West of “spy mania”, with the Russian foreign office describing the accusations as “propaganda”.

# hackers - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school

Apr 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,820 Views 24 Comments

A full garda investigation is now underway.

# hackers - Friday 5 January, 2018

Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws

Jan 5th 2018, 8:39 AM 23,389 Views 20 Comments

The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities could allow hackers to access sensitive data on most computers.

# hackers - Thursday 4 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 4th 2018, 1:39 PM 17,825 Views 41 Comments

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

People being warned to check systems as Intel reveals 'serious flaws' in its computer chips
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

People being warned to check systems as Intel reveals 'serious flaws' in its computer chips

Jan 4th 2018, 8:15 AM 18,959 Views 16 Comments

Researchers said any fix for the bug could slow computers down by 30% or more.

# hackers - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Tevez and Kuyt among 25 footballers named in latest leak by Russian hackers Fancy Bears
# TUEs
From The42
# TUEs

Tevez and Kuyt among 25 footballers named in latest leak by Russian hackers Fancy Bears

Aug 22nd 2017, 5:00 PM 37,969 Views 38 Comments

The documents published today claim over 150 players failed drugs tests in 2015.

# hackers - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data
# Game Of Thrones
# Game Of Thrones

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

Aug 8th 2017, 11:21 AM 27,987 Views 36 Comments

They’ve threatened to upload entire series and sensitive proprietary files.

# hackers - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Suspected case of ransomware detected in Wexford health centre
# On High Alert
# On High Alert

Suspected case of ransomware detected in Wexford health centre

May 13th 2017, 6:00 PM 33,222 Views 51 Comments

The NHS in the UK was attacked by hackers yesterday leading to fears the Irish system could be targeted.

# hackers - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans
# Spat
# Spat

Irish TV show among Twitter accounts hacked with Nazi slogans

Mar 15th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,669 Views 19 Comments

The hackers were supporters of the Turkish president in an ongoing row with the Netherlands and Germany.

# hackers - Friday 3 March, 2017

Measures to trap suspected paedophiles among far-reaching powers in new Dutch cybercrime bill
# Online Crime
# Online Crime

Measures to trap suspected paedophiles among far-reaching powers in new Dutch cybercrime bill

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:13 PM 10,974 Views 18 Comments

Police had previously used fake teens to trap potential paedophiles.

# hackers - Friday 30 December, 2016

'There is no equality between humans': Bilderberg group website hacked
# Top Secret
# Top Secret

'There is no equality between humans': Bilderberg group website hacked

Dec 30th 2016, 8:40 PM 15,735 Views 32 Comments

The site has been taken down by hackers identifying themselves as the Hackback movement and Anonymous.

# hackers - Sunday 6 November, 2016

"Hack-back vendors" and private security firms could be used to fight cybercrime
# Cyber Wars
# Cyber Wars

"Hack-back vendors" and private security firms could be used to fight cybercrime

Nov 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 5,702 Views 0 Comments

The debate around how to strike back against hackers is ongoing around the world.

# hackers - Monday 18 July, 2016

Pokémon Go is so popular, even hackers are claiming they've taken it down
# Gotta Claim Them All
# Gotta Claim Them All

Pokémon Go is so popular, even hackers are claiming they've taken it down

Jul 18th 2016, 1:53 PM 14,251 Views 34 Comments

Two different groups are claiming responsibility for the game’s servers going down over the weekend.

# hackers - Monday 4 July, 2016

Now webcams are being used by hackers to attack websites
# Botnet
# Botnet

Now webcams are being used by hackers to attack websites

Jul 4th 2016, 10:45 AM 18,303 Views 15 Comments

Thousands of cameras and internet-connected devices were used to overwhelm banking sites and government institutions with fake traffic.

# hackers - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Your slick new Internet of Things devices could provide a Christmas bonanza ... for hackers

Your slick new Internet of Things devices could provide a Christmas bonanza ... for hackers

Nov 28th 2015, 7:45 AM 11,629 Views 4 Comments

Any connected device “can be a pivot point into your network,” one expert warned.

# hackers - Thursday 5 November, 2015

The hacker group Anonymous has exposed hundreds of alleged Ku Klux Klan members
# Hoods Off
# Hoods Off

The hacker group Anonymous has exposed hundreds of alleged Ku Klux Klan members

Nov 5th 2015, 11:26 PM 36,930 Views 87 Comments

‘This is not about the ideas of members of the Ku Klux Klan. This is about the behaviours of members of KKK splinter cells that bear the hallmarks of terrorism.’

# hackers - Friday 30 October, 2015

Hacker group Anonymous is about to expose 1,000 Ku Klux Klan members
# Taking Off The Hood
# Taking Off The Hood

Hacker group Anonymous is about to expose 1,000 Ku Klux Klan members

Oct 30th 2015, 9:25 PM 30,812 Views 68 Comments

Anonymous has been in a cyber war with the group since protests in Ferguson, Missouri last year.

# hackers - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Millions of customers could be affected by Carphone Warehouse cyber attack
# Hackers
# Hackers

Millions of customers could be affected by Carphone Warehouse cyber attack

Aug 8th 2015, 6:15 PM 22,862 Views 17 Comments

No Irish customers have been affected.

# hackers - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Millions of Apple and Google customers are vulnerable to a decades-old hack
# Encryption
# Encryption

Millions of Apple and Google customers are vulnerable to a decades-old hack

Mar 4th 2015, 9:38 PM 21,786 Views 15 Comments

Hackers may be harvesting your sensitive personal information.

# hackers - Friday 20 February, 2015

If you bought a Lenovo laptop recently, you may want to check it soon
# Security Flaws
# Security Flaws

If you bought a Lenovo laptop recently, you may want to check it soon

Feb 20th 2015, 8:20 AM 24,764 Views 23 Comments

It could have software called Superfish, and it contains some major security flaws (but you can remove it).

# hackers - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Weird Wide Web: Terrorist hackers, missing children on Facebook and the anti-Tinder
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Terrorist hackers, missing children on Facebook and the anti-Tinder

Jan 18th 2015, 11:30 AM 11,975 Views 3 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# hackers - Monday 5 January, 2015

Apple has patched up an iCloud flaw that allowed access to any account
# All Gone Now
# All Gone Now

Apple has patched up an iCloud flaw that allowed access to any account

Jan 5th 2015, 1:32 PM 7,127 Views 2 Comments

The flaw allowed anyone to bypass Apple’s security system and repeatedly guess a user’s iCloud password without getting locked out.

# hackers - 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 13,415 Views 41 Comments

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

# hackers - Sunday 7 December, 2014

'We didn't do it': North Korea denies hacking Sony, but praises it as a 'righteous deed'

'We didn't do it': North Korea denies hacking Sony, but praises it as a 'righteous deed'

Dec 7th 2014, 9:27 AM 7,127 Views 8 Comments

The hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is one of the most debilitating ever targeted at US corporate servers.

# hackers - Saturday 6 December, 2014

If North Korea did hack Sony, it's a watershed moment in cyber-warfare
# Hermit Kingdom
# Hermit Kingdom

If North Korea did hack Sony, it's a watershed moment in cyber-warfare

Dec 6th 2014, 6:30 PM 13,330 Views 26 Comments

It is reportedly the first to use “a highly destructive class of malicious software that is designed to make computer networks unable to operate” into a company’s computer system in the United States.

# hackers - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Irish CCTV cameras being streamed on Russian site
# Camera Obscura
# Camera Obscura

Irish CCTV cameras being streamed on Russian site

Nov 20th 2014, 1:40 PM 40,801 Views 48 Comments

There are currently 53 Irish cameras on the website.

# hackers - Friday 3 October, 2014

Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks
# BadUSB
# BadUSB

Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:39 PM 19,520 Views 9 Comments

Even completely deleting the contents of a USB stick wouldn’t get rid of the dangerous code.

# hackers - Monday 11 August, 2014

Irish internet users could be vulnerable after 1.2 billion password theft
# Hackers
# Hackers

Irish internet users could be vulnerable after 1.2 billion password theft

Aug 11th 2014, 4:21 PM 25,988 Views 26 Comments

An attack by Russian hackers has seen 1.2 billion passwords stolen.

# hackers - Monday 16 June, 2014

Domino's has four hours to pay ransom for customers' passwords and favourite toppings
# Doh-balls
From The Daily Edge
# Doh-balls

Domino's has four hours to pay ransom for customers' passwords and favourite toppings

Jun 16th 2014, 2:47 PM 38,224 Views 28 Comments

I’ll have pepperoni, mushrooms, and a side of hackers please.

# hackers - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Man hacks his insulin pump to prove it can kill people, gets a job because of it
# Hacked Up
# Hacked Up

Man hacks his insulin pump to prove it can kill people, gets a job because of it

May 31st 2014, 6:30 PM 31,890 Views 27 Comments

Jay Radcliffe showed that the pump he uses can be hacked to make diabetics overdose.

# hackers - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Guy pranks his friends by hacking into their webcams
# Spy Cam
From The Daily Edge
# Spy Cam

Guy pranks his friends by hacking into their webcams

May 28th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,726 Views 0 Comments

Always feel like, somebody’s watching meeee.

# hackers - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

7 excellent reasons why you shouldn't be using Internet Explorer
# Life Hack
From The Daily Edge
# Life Hack

7 excellent reasons why you shouldn't be using Internet Explorer

Apr 29th 2014, 10:30 AM 8,579 Views 14 Comments

Just stop.

# hackers - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Researchers show how thieves robbed ATMs with USB sticks
# Hackers
# Hackers

Researchers show how thieves robbed ATMs with USB sticks

Dec 31st 2013, 10:54 AM 24,869 Views 60 Comments

Thieves cut holes to expose an ATM’s USB ports, allowing them to install malware and access its funds later.

# hackers - 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 9,492 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.

# hackers - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Paul Gascoigne says hackers drained bank account
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Paul Gascoigne says hackers drained bank account

Sep 28th 2013, 12:13 PM 2,253 Views 10 Comments

The 46-year-old, was has struggled with alcoholism for years, said the thieves took money from him 23 times.

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