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#Hackers

# hackers - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From Business ETC Millions of Apple and Google customers are vulnerable to a decades-old hack Encryption

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

Hackers may be harvesting your sensitive personal information.

# hackers - Friday 20 February, 2015

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

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

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

# hackers - Sunday 18 January, 2015

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

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

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

# hackers - Monday 5 January, 2015

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

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

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

From Business ETC Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare? Hacked

Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?

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

# hackers - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From Business ETC ‘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’

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

# hackers - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From Business ETC If North Korea did hack Sony, it’s a watershed moment in cyber-warfare Hermit Kingdom

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish CCTV cameras being streamed on Russian site Camera Obscura

Irish CCTV cameras being streamed on Russian site

There are currently 53 Irish cameras on the website.

# hackers - Friday 3 October, 2014

From Business ETC Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks BadUSB

Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks

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

# hackers - Monday 11 August, 2014

From Business ETC Irish internet users could be vulnerable after 1.2 billion password theft Hackers

Irish internet users could be vulnerable after 1.2 billion password theft

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

# hackers - Monday 16 June, 2014

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

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

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

# hackers - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man hacks his insulin pump to prove it can kill people, gets a job because of it Hacked Up

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

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

# hackers - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

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

Guy pranks his friends by hacking into their webcams

Always feel like, somebody’s watching meeee.

# hackers - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

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

# hackers - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From Business ETC Researchers show how thieves robbed ATMs with USB sticks Hackers

Researchers show how thieves robbed ATMs with USB sticks

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

From Business ETC Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared Cybercrime

Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared

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

# hackers - Monday 23 September, 2013

From Business ETC This computer club claims it has hacked the new iPhone’s fingerprint sensor Iphone 5s

This computer club claims it has hacked the new iPhone’s fingerprint sensor

Just days after the new iPhone 5S was released it may already have a problem…

# hackers - Saturday 13 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Meet the hackers’ group tackling the Ha’penny Bridge’s ‘love’ problem… Graffiti Bridge

Meet the hackers’ group tackling the Ha’penny Bridge’s ‘love’ problem…

Ever walked across the Ha’penny Bridge and wondered where all those graffitied locks keep coming from – or who keeps taking them down?

# hackers - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for “cowardly and vindictive” attacks Hacktivists

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for “cowardly and vindictive” attacks

“You cared nothing for the privacy of others but did everything you could through your computer activities to hide your own identities while seeking publicity,” a judge told the four men.

# hackers - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

From Business ETC Watch the entire internet at work in the world All Of The Internetz

Watch the entire internet at work in the world

A hacker broke into 420,000 computers to create this stunning GIF.

# hackers - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie LivingSocial website hack targeted thousands of Irish users Cyberattack

LivingSocial website hack targeted thousands of Irish users

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

# hackers - Friday 5 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Public jobs regulator’s website accidentally promotes ‘sexy girls lingerie’ store Ooh-er!

Public jobs regulator’s website accidentally promotes ‘sexy girls lingerie’ store

The CPSA says its website was compromised earlier this week – which may be why a small ad has appeared…

# hackers - Sunday 24 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie How South Korea is training ‘cyber warriors’ for battle against North Korea Hackers

How South Korea is training ‘cyber warriors’ for battle against North Korea

North Korea is believed to have a cyber warfare unit staffed by around 3,000 people – so South Korea is defending itself against any possible attacks.

# hackers - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

From Business ETC Apple hit by cyber attack, says no data was stolen Apple

Apple hit by cyber attack, says no data was stolen

“There is no evidence that any data left Apple,” Apple said as it confirmed an attack similar to one carried out on Facebook recently.

# hackers - Saturday 16 February, 2013

From Business ETC Facebook network hit by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack Facebook

Facebook network hit by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack

The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

# hackers - Thursday 20 December, 2012

From Business ETC ‘Careless’ employees more of an IT security risk than hackers – survey IT Security

‘Careless’ employees more of an IT security risk than hackers – survey

A survey of nearly 300 IT professionals in Irish companies has identified their concerns about employees’ computer habits at work.

# hackers - Thursday 6 December, 2012

From Business ETC Hackers steal €36m from European banks using computer virus Virus

Hackers steal €36m from European banks using computer virus

The virus infected both computer and smartphones in order to monitor and manipulate online banking sessions.

# hackers - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# hackers - Thursday 12 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords Unencrypted

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.

# hackers - Sunday 1 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# hackers - Thursday 21 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Hackers claim credit for Twitter outage Twitter

Hackers claim credit for Twitter outage

The UGNazi group claims to have brought the site down for about 40 minutes this evening.

# hackers - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members Anonymous

Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members

Those arrested – aged between 17 and 25 – are suspected of planning cyber-attacks against several South American and European institutions. Interpol’s website went down following news of the arrests.

# hackers - Monday 26 December, 2011

From Business ETC Anonymous hackers target US security think tank Stratfor Anonymous

Anonymous hackers target US security think tank Stratfor

Thousands of personal details and credit card information were stolen from the Stratfor site, according to hackers.

# hackers - Friday 2 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Crack an online puzzle, win a job in the British intelligence service Recruitment

Crack an online puzzle, win a job in the British intelligence service

The British intelligence agency GCHQ launches its most unusual recruitment drive yet. It simply asks: can you crack it?

# hackers - Thursday 10 November, 2011

From Business ETC iTunes targeted by hackers in alleged €10million ‘clickjacking’ ring Ghost Click

iTunes targeted by hackers in alleged €10million ‘clickjacking’ ring

Seven men have been charged over a malware scam that infected four million computers worldwide.

# hackers - Friday 4 November, 2011

Dax (not the DAX) survives attack by anti-capitalist nerds

The website of French rugby club US Dax has recovered after being targeted by hackers who mistook it for a branch of the German stock exchange.

# hackers - Sunday 14 August, 2011

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# hackers - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Twenty-one hacker arrests worldwide Hackers

Twenty-one hacker arrests worldwide

Three teenagers were among those arrested as part of a worldwide investigation into the actions of groups like Anonymous, AntiSec and LulzSec.

# hackers - Sunday 26 June, 2011

From Business ETC Hacker group LulzSec calls it a day but why? No More Lulz

Hacker group LulzSec calls it a day but why?

It could be a sign of nerves in the face of law enforcement investigations.

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