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#Hacked

# hacked - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'Make sure you have strong passwords' Vicky Phelan urges, after her Instagram account is hacked
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'Make sure you have strong passwords' Vicky Phelan urges, after her Instagram account is hacked

Feb 11th 2021, 8:11 AM 35,627 Views 19 Comments

The mother-of-two flew to the US last month for further treatment for cancer.

# hacked - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts
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Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts

Aug 1st 2020, 7:24 AM 15,614 Views 1 Comment

The company said hackers attempted to mislead certain employees.

# hacked - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Twitter says hackers 'manipulated' employees to access accounts
# Bitcoin
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Twitter says hackers 'manipulated' employees to access accounts

Jul 18th 2020, 3:33 PM 19,903 Views 17 Comments

More than $100,000 (€87,000) worth of the virtual currency was sent to email addresses mentioned in the tweets

# hacked - Saturday 20 July, 2019

London's Met Police apologise after Twitter and email accounts are hacked
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# Scotland Yard

London's Met Police apologise after Twitter and email accounts are hacked

Jul 20th 2019, 5:15 PM 8,924 Views 1 Comment

A number of unauthorised posts were also made on the force’s website last night.

# hacked - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Suspect arrested over major data leak targeting German officials including Angela Merkel
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Suspect arrested over major data leak targeting German officials including Angela Merkel

Jan 8th 2019, 9:11 AM 7,546 Views 21 Comments

The information comprised addresses, phone numbers, letters, invoices and copies of identity documents.

# hacked - Friday 4 January, 2019

Massive data leak targets German officials including Angela Merkel
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Massive data leak targets German officials including Angela Merkel

Jan 4th 2019, 3:49 PM 10,729 Views 31 Comments

The information comprised home addresses, mobile phone numbers, letters, invoices and copies of identity documents.

# hacked - Thursday 3 January, 2019

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

Updated Jan 3rd 2019, 7:12 PM 42,523 Views 52 Comments

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

# hacked - Monday 1 October, 2018

Irish data watchdog told only small amount of EU accounts affected in Facebook data breach
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Irish data watchdog told only small amount of EU accounts affected in Facebook data breach

Oct 1st 2018, 10:40 PM 6,589 Views 5 Comments

On Friday, Facebook reported that up to 50 million accounts were breached in a security flaw.

# hacked - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach
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Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach

Sep 29th 2018, 2:25 PM 10,689 Views 23 Comments

Yesterday it emerged that up to 50 million accounts were affected this week after a flaw on the social network was exploited by hackers.

# hacked - Friday 20 April, 2018

Teen 'cyber terrorist' who hacked CIA chief jailed for two years
# Crackas With Attitude
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# Crackas With Attitude

Teen 'cyber terrorist' who hacked CIA chief jailed for two years

Apr 20th 2018, 10:17 PM 26,677 Views 41 Comments

Kane Gamble was 15 when he started carrying out the attacks from his bedroom in Leicestershire.

# hacked - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Uber covered up massive hack that stole personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers
# Major Breach
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# Major Breach

Uber covered up massive hack that stole personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers

Nov 22nd 2017, 8:01 AM 7,246 Views 9 Comments

So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a blog post by Uber’s recently hired CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi.

# hacked - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Yahoo had said 1 billion accounts were hacked. Now, it's saying 3 billion were
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Yahoo had said 1 billion accounts were hacked. Now, it's saying 3 billion were

Oct 4th 2017, 7:19 AM 8,965 Views 7 Comments

“Whether it’s 1 billion or 3 billion is largely immaterial. Assume it affects you,” said a security expert.

# hacked - Monday 26 June, 2017

'You will be held accountable Trump': ISIS sympathisers hack US government websites
# Islamic State
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# Islamic State

'You will be held accountable Trump': ISIS sympathisers hack US government websites

Jun 26th 2017, 10:15 AM 24,177 Views 26 Comments

The messages were written in gold lettering against a black backdrop.

# hacked - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Wikileaks releases CIA hacks of Apple devices (that users can't undo)
# NightSkies
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# NightSkies

Wikileaks releases CIA hacks of Apple devices (that users can't undo)

Mar 23rd 2017, 9:57 PM 23,534 Views 9 Comments

Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose little threat to typical users as they require physical access to devices.

# hacked - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Hacker avoids jail after sending readers of The Sun to page saying Rupert Murdoch had killed himself
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Hacker avoids jail after sending readers of The Sun to page saying Rupert Murdoch had killed himself

Mar 21st 2017, 9:09 PM 11,213 Views 6 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan said that as far as he knew, “Mr Murdoch is still happily living.”

# hacked - Monday 6 February, 2017

The NTMA website is still down after an attempted hack this morning
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The NTMA website is still down after an attempted hack this morning

Feb 6th 2017, 1:37 PM 8,375 Views 22 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency detected a hack earlier this morning.

# hacked - Friday 30 December, 2016

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

Dec 30th 2016, 8:40 PM 15,708 Views 32 Comments

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

# hacked - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

One billion Yahoo users could have had their data stolen
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One billion Yahoo users could have had their data stolen

Dec 14th 2016, 10:38 PM 9,868 Views 23 Comments

This is separate from its previously disclosed breach affecting 500 million.

# hacked - Monday 7 November, 2016

Tesco Bank freezes 20,000 UK accounts after fraud attack
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Tesco Bank freezes 20,000 UK accounts after fraud attack

Nov 7th 2016, 4:48 PM 11,144 Views 18 Comments

Tesco Ireland confirmed that none of the 27,000 Irish Tesco Bank customers were impacted by the attack.

# hacked - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Police investigating alleged hack of Pippa Middleton's iCloud account
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Police investigating alleged hack of Pippa Middleton's iCloud account

Sep 24th 2016, 11:44 AM 23,103 Views 20 Comments

In a statement from her lawyers, Middleton confirmed her account had been accessed.

# hacked - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Hackers post naked pictures, passport and driver's licence of Ghostbusters star to her website
# Leslie Jones
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# Leslie Jones

Hackers post naked pictures, passport and driver's licence of Ghostbusters star to her website

Aug 24th 2016, 7:50 PM 43,748 Views 117 Comments

Leslie Jones was the target of abuse on Twitter last month.

# hacked - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

The FBI has hacked into the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help
# Gunman
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# Gunman

The FBI has hacked into the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help

Mar 29th 2016, 6:59 AM 24,613 Views 44 Comments

The agency has dropped its legal case against Apple as a result.

# hacked - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss
# Intelligence
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# Intelligence

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss

Feb 13th 2016, 6:16 PM 7,371 Views 13 Comments

The 16-year-old was arrested in the East Midlands in England on Tuesday.

# hacked - Friday 22 January, 2016

Government websites hit by cyberattack
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Government websites hit by cyberattack

Jan 22nd 2016, 10:45 PM 33,354 Views 70 Comments

Services like the Central Statistics Office and the Courts service of Ireland were down because of a DDoS attack

# hacked - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Anonymous attacks Thai police sites in protest at backpacker murder verdicts
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Anonymous attacks Thai police sites in protest at backpacker murder verdicts

Jan 6th 2016, 8:42 AM 18,844 Views 14 Comments

Two Myanmar migrant workers were sentenced to death last month over the murders of two British tourists.

# hacked - Sunday 3 January, 2016

A programmer wrote scripts to automate his job, email his wife and make his coffee
# Lifehacks
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A programmer wrote scripts to automate his job, email his wife and make his coffee

Jan 3rd 2016, 10:30 AM 26,038 Views 16 Comments

Beautiful.

# hacked - Friday 4 December, 2015

JD Wetherspoon customer details stolen after website hacked
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JD Wetherspoon customer details stolen after website hacked

Dec 4th 2015, 5:54 PM 12,342 Views 16 Comments

The database for its old website, containing details on 656,723 customers, was hacked in June.

# hacked - Monday 19 October, 2015

There's a new kind of Facebook notification you'll never want to see
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There's a new kind of Facebook notification you'll never want to see

Oct 19th 2015, 7:30 PM 28,558 Views 11 Comments

It means your profile is believed to have been targeted by a government-sponsored hacker.

# hacked - Friday 21 August, 2015

Oireachtas, Garda and Defence Forces emails appear on Ashley Madison database
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Oireachtas, Garda and Defence Forces emails appear on Ashley Madison database

Aug 21st 2015, 1:44 PM 80,841 Views 117 Comments

A search of the hacked databases found 17 email addresses linked to government departments and state agencies.

# hacked - Friday 7 August, 2015

A secular blogger has been hacked to death at his home in Bangladesh
# Grisly Murder
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A secular blogger has been hacked to death at his home in Bangladesh

Aug 7th 2015, 11:34 AM 12,660 Views 57 Comments

It’s the fourth such murder in Bangladesh since the start of the year.

# hacked - Monday 20 July, 2015

The site people use to have affairs has been hacked and all their data is leaking online
# Love Rats
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# Love Rats

The site people use to have affairs has been hacked and all their data is leaking online

Jul 20th 2015, 10:21 AM 27,821 Views 30 Comments

Uh-oh.

# hacked - Friday 17 July, 2015

Dublin gym websites targeted by Islamist hacking group
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Dublin gym websites targeted by Islamist hacking group

Jul 17th 2015, 11:11 PM 59,639 Views 61 Comments

The leisure centres are working to remove the messages and gruesome content.

# hacked - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Katie Hopkins' Twitter account has been hacked
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Katie Hopkins' Twitter account has been hacked

Jun 21st 2015, 12:12 PM 5,590 Views 3 Comments

The hacker claims to have a sex tape belonging to Hopkins. Err…

# hacked - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day
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'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

Jun 8th 2015, 11:57 PM 13,415 Views 14 Comments

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

# hacked - Friday 5 June, 2015

A cyber-attack has left four million US government staff in serious trouble
# Shanghaied
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# Shanghaied

A cyber-attack has left four million US government staff in serious trouble

Jun 5th 2015, 8:32 AM 10,691 Views 18 Comments

China says that it didn’t do it.

# hacked - Saturday 16 May, 2015

How hackers built software to steal naked photos from hundreds of women automatically
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How hackers built software to steal naked photos from hundreds of women automatically

May 16th 2015, 6:00 PM 49,991 Views 27 Comments

Brandon Bourret and Athanasios Andrianakis were arrested on May 8 and accused of creating a piece of software named “Photofucket”.

# hacked - Sunday 19 April, 2015

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked
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# Cybercrime

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked

Apr 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 6,998 Views 20 Comments

Experts say the public needs protection against ‘petty’ cybercrimes.

# hacked - Thursday 16 April, 2015

This is what the Youth Defence website looks like today
# Ssmref
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# Ssmref

This is what the Youth Defence website looks like today

Apr 16th 2015, 7:30 AM 35,037 Views 192 Comments

It displays a message that reads “Vote Yes”.

# hacked - Friday 27 March, 2015

The Grafton Barber is now an 'Islamic State' target, apparently
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The Grafton Barber is now an 'Islamic State' target, apparently

Mar 27th 2015, 3:09 PM 27,930 Views 56 Comments

Their website has been hacked by ‘supporters’.

# hacked - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

There were some odd things happening over at TodayFM this morning
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There were some odd things happening over at TodayFM this morning

Mar 25th 2015, 9:51 AM 24,093 Views 7 Comments

Their account was hacked.

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