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# ransomware - Today’s News

Explainer: What is a ransomware attack and why has the HSE been targeted?
# HSE
# HSE

Explainer: What is a ransomware attack and why has the HSE been targeted?

43 minutes ago 3,894 Views 3 Comments

The HSE’s IT system has been shut down following a “significant” cyber attack.

HSE shuts down IT systems after 'major' ransomware attack, vaccination rollout not affected
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE shuts down IT systems after 'major' ransomware attack, vaccination rollout not affected

Updated 2 hours ago 93,539 Views 101 Comments
  • The vaccination programme has not been affected, and Covid-19 tests are still to go ahead as planned.
  • Tusla's internal systems, and the portal through which child protection referrals are made, are not operating.
  • The Rotunda Maternity Hospital has cancelled all non-urgent appointments.

# ransomware - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

IT services remain disrupted at two colleges after ransomware attacks
# Technology
# Technology

IT services remain disrupted at two colleges after ransomware attacks

Apr 7th 2021, 5:34 PM 27,249 Views 9 Comments

Systems at TU Dublin’s Tallaght campus and the National College of Ireland were impacted by attacks in recent days.

# ransomware - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

TU Dublin's Tallaght campus investigating 'significant' ransomware attack
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

TU Dublin's Tallaght campus investigating 'significant' ransomware attack

Apr 6th 2021, 4:03 PM 25,208 Views 7 Comments

The University said there is no indication yet that any data has been ex-filtrated, downloaded, copied or edited.

# ransomware - 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 42,538 Views 52 Comments

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

# ransomware - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom?
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom?

Jun 28th 2017, 8:41 AM 23,001 Views 60 Comments

This is the second worldwide cyber attack of this year – so what would you do if it happened to you?

# ransomware - Monday 15 May, 2017

Worldwide ransomware attacks - what we know so far
# Wake Up Call
# Wake Up Call

Worldwide ransomware attacks - what we know so far

May 15th 2017, 1:01 PM 24,572 Views 44 Comments

Over 29,000 institutions have been hit in China.

# ransomware - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Ibec calls for more funding to protect businesses following cyber attack
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

Ibec calls for more funding to protect businesses following cyber attack

May 14th 2017, 11:29 AM 6,315 Views 23 Comments

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

# ransomware - 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 33,187 Views 51 Comments

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

No reports of computer virus attacks in Ireland following global hacking
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

No reports of computer virus attacks in Ireland following global hacking

May 13th 2017, 10:29 AM 13,587 Views 57 Comments

The situation is being monitored currently by the NCSC.

# ransomware - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks
# Early Detection
# Early Detection

This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks

Jul 12th 2016, 5:10 PM 11,079 Views 9 Comments

Scientists at the University of Florida developed software that can stop ransomware before it does any serious damage.

# ransomware - Monday 7 March, 2016

Bad news for Apple users as first ever ransomware targeting Macs appears
# Held To Ransom
# Held To Ransom

Bad news for Apple users as first ever ransomware targeting Macs appears

Mar 7th 2016, 10:12 AM 22,795 Views 27 Comments

The vast majority of users are safe but it’s not good news for the platform.

# ransomware - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

If you use WhatsApp on your computer, you should update it as soon as you get the chance
# Bug
# Bug

If you use WhatsApp on your computer, you should update it as soon as you get the chance

Sep 9th 2015, 8:35 PM 42,842 Views 8 Comments

A security bug in the service could put more than 200 million users at risk.

# ransomware - Monday 7 September, 2015

Here's another reminder not to download porn apps from unfamiliar sites
# Common Sense
# Common Sense

Here's another reminder not to download porn apps from unfamiliar sites

Sep 7th 2015, 4:00 PM 35,036 Views 15 Comments

Or any apps from unfamiliar sites for that matter (unless you really trust the source).

# ransomware - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: The two sides of bitcoin – is this virtual currency a boon or a threat?
# Coining It
# Coining It

Column: The two sides of bitcoin – is this virtual currency a boon or a threat?

Mar 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 204 Views 16 Comments

Despite being the darling of the tech frontier, surely we can now see that the red flags being waved around this “currency” are far from virtual, writes Peter Casey.

# ransomware - 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 11,333 Views 22 Comments

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