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#Cyberattack

# cyberattack - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Maynooth University confirms it was victim of cyberattack in which ransom was paid to cybercriminal
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Maynooth University confirms it was victim of cyberattack in which ransom was paid to cybercriminal

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:32 PM 69,229 Views 35 Comments

NUIG in July also confirmed it was a victim of the widespread attack.

# cyberattack - Thursday 4 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 4th 2018, 1:39 PM 17,816 Views 41 Comments

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

# cyberattack - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Cyberattack that has swept the world was 'aimed at Ukraine'
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# Kickin Kiev

Cyberattack that has swept the world was 'aimed at Ukraine'

Jun 28th 2017, 7:23 AM 13,442 Views 18 Comments

People were urged to be wary of clicking on email attachments or shared links.

# cyberattack - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system hit by cyberattack
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# NotPetya

Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system hit by cyberattack

Jun 27th 2017, 8:19 PM 11,602 Views 14 Comments

The attacks began in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and the US.

# cyberattack - Monday 15 May, 2017

Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend
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Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend

May 15th 2017, 4:05 PM 22,688 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Communications described the global cyber attack as “unprecedented”.

# cyberattack - Sunday 14 May, 2017

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

Ibec calls for more funding to protect businesses following cyber attack

May 14th 2017, 11:29 AM 6,312 Views 24 Comments

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

# cyberattack - Friday 16 December, 2016

Obama says US will hit back at Russia 'at a time and place of our own choosing'
# Upping The Stakes
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# Upping The Stakes

Obama says US will hit back at Russia 'at a time and place of our own choosing'

Dec 16th 2016, 8:30 AM 16,025 Views 146 Comments

The outgoing US president’s remarks dramatically upped the stakes in a dispute between the world’s leading nuclear powers.

# cyberattack - Friday 21 October, 2016

Twitter, Netflix and Playstation affected by "malicious" cyberattack
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# Netflix And Nil

Twitter, Netflix and Playstation affected by "malicious" cyberattack

Oct 21st 2016, 9:14 PM 20,981 Views 31 Comments

A distributed denial-of-service attack meant some of the world’s most popular websites could not be accessed.

# cyberattack - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

The TalkTalk hack is going to cost it up to €49 million
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# Paying The Price

The TalkTalk hack is going to cost it up to €49 million

Nov 11th 2015, 10:03 AM 6,014 Views 1 Comment

It will also offer customers a free upgrade to encourage them to stay on the service.

# cyberattack - Thursday 9 April, 2015

TV network taken off air after 'unprecedented' cyberattack
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# Islamic State

TV network taken off air after 'unprecedented' cyberattack

Apr 9th 2015, 7:18 AM 17,352 Views 22 Comments

The station was unable to broadcast on any of its channels.

# cyberattack - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?
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# Hacked

Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?

Dec 18th 2014, 10:00 PM 13,413 Views 41 Comments

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

# cyberattack - Thursday 4 December, 2014

North Korea: Were we responsible for the cyberattack on Sony? 'Wait and see'
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# Fan The Flames

North Korea: Were we responsible for the cyberattack on Sony? 'Wait and see'

Dec 4th 2014, 10:07 AM 7,074 Views 14 Comments

The country refused to deny involvement in a cyber attack which saw a number of unreleased films from Sony Pictures leaked online.

# cyberattack - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Have an eBay account? You need to change your password right now
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Have an eBay account? You need to change your password right now

May 21st 2014, 2:51 PM 19,866 Views 20 Comments

The compromised database contained encrypted eBay passwords and other non-financial information.

# cyberattack - Monday 19 May, 2014

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers
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# Phone-y War

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers

May 19th 2014, 1:40 PM 6,511 Views 41 Comments

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

# cyberattack - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

LivingSocial website hack targeted thousands of Irish users
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LivingSocial website hack targeted thousands of Irish users

May 7th 2013, 3:08 PM 10,983 Views 5 Comments

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

# cyberattack - Thursday 3 May, 2012

DDoS attack forces UK serious crime agency offline
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DDoS attack forces UK serious crime agency offline

May 3rd 2012, 2:29 PM 1,189 Views 1 Comment

SOCA says attack poses no risk to its data.