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#Cyber Attack

# cyber-attack - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Lead cyber crime garda issues advice to public struck by data leak from HSE ransomware attack
# HSE Cyber Hack
# HSE Cyber Hack

Lead cyber crime garda issues advice to public struck by data leak from HSE ransomware attack

Jun 3rd 2021, 1:20 PM 29,418 Views 29 Comments

The data of 520 patients has appeared online since the cyber attack.

# cyber-attack - Saturday 29 May, 2021

HSE effort to rebuild systems after ransomware attack is 'gaining momentum'
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# Cyber Attack

HSE effort to rebuild systems after ransomware attack is 'gaining momentum'

May 29th 2021, 3:46 PM 19,124 Views 22 Comments

Paul Reid, HSE CEO, said that work was progressing but added that patients and staff were still at risk.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says
# Hackers
# Hackers

Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says

May 27th 2021, 3:38 PM 29,415 Views 61 Comments

Eight people have died from Covid-19 in the last 12 days, the HSE also confirmed.

# cyber-attack - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Hospital secures court injunction against those behind private IT system cyber attack
# Ransomware Attack
# Ransomware Attack

Hospital secures court injunction against those behind private IT system cyber attack

May 25th 2021, 7:36 PM 21,096 Views 0 Comments

A ransomware note was found on a Cork hospital’s private computer system, separate from systems operated by the HSE.

# cyber-attack - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Government bracing for potential release of HSE data
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# Cyber Attack

Government bracing for potential release of HSE data

May 23rd 2021, 2:05 PM 31,087 Views 43 Comments

There is a “real risk” of patient information being released despite a High Court injunction.

# cyber-attack - Saturday 22 May, 2021

HSE making progress on restoring health systems, but disruption to continue next week
# Fraud
# Fraud

HSE making progress on restoring health systems, but disruption to continue next week

Updated May 22nd 2021, 6:25 PM 29,748 Views 32 Comments

Government ministers have met to review progress on Ireland’s response to the attack.

# cyber-attack - Friday 21 May, 2021

Gardaí urging people to contact them if they believe their data was shared online in HSE hack
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Gardaí urging people to contact them if they believe their data was shared online in HSE hack

May 21st 2021, 6:27 PM 14,032 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí have said they are not certain on the reports that data from the HSE hack is circulating online.

Initial results 'positive' in testing decryption tool to unlock data, Health Minister says
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Initial results 'positive' in testing decryption tool to unlock data, Health Minister says

May 21st 2021, 9:28 AM 16,679 Views 56 Comments

A decryption key was made available yesterday but Donnelly said “no ransom has been paid”.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Government urged to consider paying ransom or 'doing a deal' with HSE hackers to get systems back to normal
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

Government urged to consider paying ransom or 'doing a deal' with HSE hackers to get systems back to normal

May 19th 2021, 5:57 PM 27,139 Views 51 Comments

Several Oireachtas members said there has been a “considerable shift in opinion” around the attack.

Patient receiving offer of medical procedure from abroad 'seems to align' with HSE hack, Dáil told
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Patient receiving offer of medical procedure from abroad 'seems to align' with HSE hack, Dáil told

Updated May 19th 2021, 4:39 PM 49,811 Views 56 Comments

The Financial Times reported today that personal information belonging to HSE patients had been shared online.

CervicalCheck asks GPs to postpone smear tests booked this week after HSE cyber attack
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

CervicalCheck asks GPs to postpone smear tests booked this week after HSE cyber attack

May 19th 2021, 12:46 PM 7,476 Views 3 Comments

Women who had a test booked are to be reassured by GPs that it is safe to wait a little longer for their smear test.

# cyber-attack - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

HSE ransomware attack: 'Is it possible that sensitive information has been downloaded? Unfortunately, yes'
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE ransomware attack: 'Is it possible that sensitive information has been downloaded? Unfortunately, yes'

May 18th 2021, 9:40 PM 29,460 Views 26 Comments

The health minister and Taoiseach have been among those fielding questions in the Dáil on the cyber attack today.

HSE ransomware attack: Healthcare disruption could 'mount' in days and weeks ahead
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE ransomware attack: Healthcare disruption could 'mount' in days and weeks ahead

Updated May 18th 2021, 1:54 PM 29,326 Views 34 Comments

A former Chief Information Officer for the HSE said that it is difficult to keep healthcare security systems up-to-date from cyber attacks.

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?

May 18th 2021, 9:13 AM 24,422 Views 72 Comments

The ongoing fallout of the cyber attack on the HSE has placed a renewed focus on the security of people’s data online.

Officials from National Cyber Security Centre to address 'urgent' meeting of TDs and Senators over HSE hack
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

Officials from National Cyber Security Centre to address 'urgent' meeting of TDs and Senators over HSE hack

May 18th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,445 Views 13 Comments

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Networks meets this morning.

'In an ideal world we'd all get new PPS numbers': Concerns personal data will be sold off on darkweb
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

'In an ideal world we'd all get new PPS numbers': Concerns personal data will be sold off on darkweb

May 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 41,862 Views 76 Comments
  • Experts believe data like PPS numbers will likely be sold on, Garreth MacNamee and Niall O'Connor report.
  • The government has repeatedly said it will not pay any ransom demanded by the hackers.
  • Gardaí believe an Eastern European criminal gang is behind the attack.

# cyber-attack - Sunday 16 May, 2021

HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as other departments take precautions after cyber attack
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as other departments take precautions after cyber attack

Updated May 16th 2021, 5:38 PM 81,415 Views 91 Comments
  • Hackers have reportedly demanded millions of euro from the HSE, but the exact figure has not been confirmed
  • The Department of Health was impacted by the cyber attack on Friday, but has not been targeted by a fresh attack today
  • The HSE has said that the disruption will likely continue 'well into the coming week'

# cyber-attack - Saturday 15 May, 2021

'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system

Updated May 15th 2021, 5:05 PM 98,093 Views 96 Comments
  • The Covid-19 vaccination programme continues as normal, but daily case numbers are not available
  • Thousands more appointments could be cancelled next week
  • A ransom has been sought but will not be paid

# cyber-attack - Friday 14 May, 2021

HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid
# HSE
# HSE

HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid

Updated May 14th 2021, 7:13 PM 213,915 Views 205 Comments
  • HSE to cancel health appointments on Monday if the ransomware attack isn't resolved by then, with some appointments already postponed.
  • A list of health services that have and have not been affected by the cyber attack today has been published.
  • The vaccination programme has not been affected, and Covid-19 tests are still to go ahead at walk-in centres.
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?

May 14th 2021, 4:05 PM 33,816 Views 14 Comments

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

HSE cyber attack: what services are affected and which ones are still working?
# HSE
# HSE

HSE cyber attack: what services are affected and which ones are still working?

May 14th 2021, 1:19 PM 21,399 Views 7 Comments

An IT shutdown has had an impact on wider operations today.

Covid-19: GP and close contact referral system down, patients advised to attend walk-in centres
# Ransomware Attack
# Ransomware Attack

Covid-19: GP and close contact referral system down, patients advised to attend walk-in centres

Updated May 14th 2021, 12:43 PM 46,933 Views 21 Comments

GPs are to advise patients to attend walk-in testing centres with priority given to symptomatic and close contacts at these centres.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Panic buying frenzy on US east coast after cyber attack shuts down fuel pipeline
# Gas Stations
# Gas Stations

Panic buying frenzy on US east coast after cyber attack shuts down fuel pipeline

May 12th 2021, 10:17 PM 39,632 Views 30 Comments

The Federal government is urging calm.

# cyber-attack - Friday 18 December, 2020

Massive cyber attack on US government agencies spreads to other countries
# Espionage
# Espionage

Massive cyber attack on US government agencies spreads to other countries

Dec 18th 2020, 6:18 PM 15,435 Views 11 Comments

“It’s certain that the number and location of victims will keep growing,” the Microsoft president said.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

European Medicines Agency says it has been targeted in cyber attack
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

European Medicines Agency says it has been targeted in cyber attack

Dec 9th 2020, 6:57 PM 13,262 Views 4 Comments

The agency says it has launched a full investigation.

# cyber-attack - Friday 20 November, 2020

Manchester United confirm cyber attack
# Threat
From The42
# Threat

Manchester United confirm cyber attack

Nov 20th 2020, 11:31 PM 9,437 Views 10 Comments

The club say they are not ‘currently aware of any breach of personal data’.

# cyber-attack - Friday 19 June, 2020

Australia under 'malicious' cyber attacks from state actor
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Australia under 'malicious' cyber attacks from state actor

Jun 19th 2020, 6:58 AM 27,456 Views 23 Comments

Suspicions immediately fell on Beijing, which has recently slapped trade sanctions on Australian products.

# cyber-attack - Friday 27 December, 2019

Cyber attack plan aims to protect State hospitals, energy networks and security systems
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Cyber attack plan aims to protect State hospitals, energy networks and security systems

Dec 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,758 Views 12 Comments

The new strategy sets out how to ensure the State’s infrastructure and computer networks are “resilient, safe and secure”.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 4 July, 2019

FAI say no employee or customer data leaked in Abbotstown cyber attack
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

FAI say no employee or customer data leaked in Abbotstown cyber attack

Updated Jul 4th 2019, 8:00 AM 6,850 Views 5 Comments

A statement from the association moved to ‘close out this incident’ following last month’s security breach.

# cyber-attack - Monday 10 June, 2019

Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre
# TalkTalk
# TalkTalk

Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre

Jun 10th 2019, 7:41 PM 23,671 Views 0 Comments

The attack cost the company €86.3 million after the personal details of 157,000 customers were stolen.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Data hack has no impact on ongoing investigations - FAI
# Cyber Attack
From The42
# Cyber Attack

Data hack has no impact on ongoing investigations - FAI

Jun 6th 2019, 7:50 PM 1,850 Views 3 Comments

The Association were subject to an external hack of their servers last week.

# cyber-attack - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Cyber attack delays printing and delivery of major US newspapers
# Tribune Publishing
# Tribune Publishing

Cyber attack delays printing and delivery of major US newspapers

Dec 30th 2018, 10:59 AM 12,931 Views 13 Comments

The attack appears to have originated outside the US.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked

Sep 6th 2018, 9:50 PM 17,265 Views 8 Comments

The bank card details were taken from cards making bookings between 21 August and 5 September.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Dixons Carphone yet to determine if Irish customers affected by major cyber attack
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Dixons Carphone yet to determine if Irish customers affected by major cyber attack

Jun 13th 2018, 11:30 AM 9,004 Views 7 Comments

The attack attempted to compromise 5.9 million customer payment cards.

# cyber-attack - Friday 5 January, 2018

Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws

Jan 5th 2018, 8:39 AM 23,389 Views 20 Comments

The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities could allow hackers to access sensitive data on most computers.

# cyber-attack - 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 23,026 Views 60 Comments

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

# cyber-attack - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Irish government 'monitoring situation carefully' after UK Parliament cyber attack
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# Cyber Attack

Irish government 'monitoring situation carefully' after UK Parliament cyber attack

Jun 25th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,846 Views 16 Comments

Yesterday the House of Commons said it had discovered unauthorised attempts to access parliamentary user email accounts.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

5,000 cyber-attacks were attempted against one Irish hospital in just 24 hours
# Wannacry
# Wannacry

5,000 cyber-attacks were attempted against one Irish hospital in just 24 hours

May 17th 2017, 5:40 PM 17,939 Views 19 Comments

The HSE decided to cut external communications, including emails and server connections, on Friday.

# cyber-attack - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

HSE remains cut off from external networks as finger points to North Korea over cyber attack
# Wannacry
# Wannacry

HSE remains cut off from external networks as finger points to North Korea over cyber attack

May 16th 2017, 7:49 AM 13,510 Views 33 Comments

Ireland has remained largely unaffected by the global cyber attack, which hit more than 200,000 victims.

# cyber-attack - Monday 15 May, 2017

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

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

May 15th 2017, 4:05 PM 22,724 Views 45 Comments

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

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