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#Hacking

# hacking - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Taylor Swift responds to Lizard Squad’s hacking attempt in perfect fashion Hacked

Taylor Swift responds to Lizard Squad’s hacking attempt in perfect fashion

The hacking group took over her Twitter and Instagram accounts earlier today.

# hacking - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hackers claiming to support Islamic State have done this to Malaysia Airlines Lizard Squad

Hackers claiming to support Islamic State have done this to Malaysia Airlines

It is the latest attack linked to a group calling itself the Lizard Squad.

# hacking - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks Not A Game

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks

The 18-year-old was detained as part of a joint effort between police in Britain and the United States.

# hacking - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions Tensions

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions

North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.

# hacking - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hacking, war and talks with South Korea… Kim Jong Un gave a New Year’s Day speech North Korea

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea… Kim Jong Un gave a New Year’s Day speech

A summit between the two countries has not been held since 2007.

# hacking - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From Business ETC Sony’s Playstation network is up again as the company admits it WAS attacked by hackers Let The Games Begin

Sony’s Playstation network is up again as the company admits it WAS attacked by hackers

No direct link is being made to the cyber attack over ‘The Interview’.

# hacking - Friday 26 December, 2014

From Business ETC Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas? Kim Kringle

Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?

A hacking group claimed responsibility for another attack on both the systems.

# hacking - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sony is now going to release The Interview to “the largest possible audience” Pr Money Can't Buy

Sony is now going to release The Interview to “the largest possible audience”

Only 200-300 cinemas are, however, expected to show the film.

# hacking - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack Hacking

US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack

President Barack Obama said the hacking incident was not an act of war.

# hacking - 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.

# hacking - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From Business ETC Sony hack causes FBI to issue major malware warning Caution

Sony hack causes FBI to issue major malware warning

The five-page warning was issued to US businesses and said that such malware could override all data on hard drives, making it difficult, if not impossible, to recover.

# hacking - 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.

# hacking - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Phishing attacks are down, but be careful before Christmas Gone Phishing

Phishing attacks are down, but be careful before Christmas

Phishing is surprisingly lucrative.

From TheJournal.ie Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking? Threat

Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?

The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.

# hacking - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From Business ETC Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users Careful Now

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users

There are numerous reports of attacks on iClouds users in China.

# hacking - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From Business ETC Now you can use an actual, physical USB key to log in to Gmail The Lockout

# hacking - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From Business ETC Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO Spying

Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO

The flaw, dubbed ‘Sandworm’, allowed spies to gain access to computers using all versions of Windows for PCs and servers during the past five years.

# hacking - 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.

# hacking - Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tory MP claims entrapment over Sunday Mirror sexting sting Sophie

Tory MP claims entrapment over Sunday Mirror sexting sting

Mark Pritchard claims he was contacted by the paper for the story which took down a UK Minister.

# hacking - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British newspaper group admits liability in four cases of phone hacking Admission

British newspaper group admits liability in four cases of phone hacking

In a statement, the company said it has apologised to the people involved and as agreed to pay compensation.

# hacking - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Rihanna and Kim Kardashian’ among victims of second massive nude photo hack Privacy

‘Rihanna and Kim Kardashian’ among victims of second massive nude photo hack

A second wave of nude photos, apparently of female celebrities, have been posted online.

# hacking - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them Online Security

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

From The Daily Edge CNN is very confused about this hacking business, thinks 4Chan is a person Who Is 4chan

# hacking - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Had a Paddy Power account in 2010? You need to read this Hacking

Had a Paddy Power account in 2010? You need to read this

The company has alerted An Garda Síochána and the Data Protection Commissioner’s office about the incident.

# hacking - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange loses bid to scrap arrest warrant, is told to be ‘man enough’ to face sex charges Assault

Julian Assange loses bid to scrap arrest warrant, is told to be ‘man enough’ to face sex charges

Assange has been holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London for more than two years

# hacking - Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron’s former aide sentenced to 18 months in prison Hacking

David Cameron’s former aide sentenced to 18 months in prison

Coulson had been found guilty of phone hacking.

# hacking - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Phone hacking jury dismissed after failing to reach a verdict on extra charges Read All About It

Phone hacking jury dismissed after failing to reach a verdict on extra charges

Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick, who oversaw the investigation, said it was not “an attack on press freedom”.

# hacking - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps Fail

Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps

It wasn’t hacked. And you don’t need to change your password.

# hacking - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hacker-turned-informer spared more prison time Anonymous

Hacker-turned-informer spared more prison time

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

# hacking - Monday 19 May, 2014

From Business ETC Police and FBI arrest 100 hackers over BlackShades malware case Hacking

Police and FBI arrest 100 hackers over BlackShades malware case

Those who bought BlackShades could use it to secretly take control of a user’s webcam or computer, and hold them to ransom.

From TheJournal.ie Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers Phone-y War

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers

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

# hacking - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie News of the World hacked Kate Middleton’s phone 155 times, trial is told Phone Hacking

News of the World hacked Kate Middleton’s phone 155 times, trial is told

Former royal editor Clive Goodman illegally listened to the messages of Kate and Princes William and Harry, the court was told.

# hacking - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Eircom.net email user? Change your password after an attempted hacking of the service Security Breach

Eircom.net email user? Change your password after an attempted hacking of the service

As soon as the company realised there had been an intrusion, it restricted access to eliminate a threat.

# hacking - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From Business ETC The rate of cybercrime is on the rise, with some firms losing nearly €4 million because of it Cyber Crime

The rate of cybercrime is on the rise, with some firms losing nearly €4 million because of it

The study from PWC found that cybercrime in Ireland has risen from 24 per cent to 45 per cent since 2011.

# hacking - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From Business ETC Looking for a place to store your bitcoins safely? Two Irish companies are offering just that Cold Storage

Looking for a place to store your bitcoins safely? Two Irish companies are offering just that

Both BitVendo and Merrion Vaults are allowing bitcoin owners to store the crypto-currency through cold storage, a service which stores them offline and protects them from security breaches.

# hacking - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Princess Diana leaked a royal phone book to the News of the World Heard In Court

Princess Diana leaked a royal phone book to the News of the World

The claim was made by the paper’s former royal editor.

# hacking - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From Business ETC Bitcoin bank forced to shut down after all of its coins were stolen Hack Attack

Bitcoin bank forced to shut down after all of its coins were stolen

A lack of resources has forced Flexcoin to shut down after 896 bitcoin, worth €446,000, were stolen by hackers on Sunday.

# hacking - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From Business ETC Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images

In one six-month period in 2008, the British spy agency collected webcam imagery from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts around the world.

From Business ETC Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi Infection

Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi

The virus, named Chameleon, searches for weaknesses within WiFi networks and infects them before automatically seeking other vulnerable access points.

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