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#Cyber Attack

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members

Feb 29th 2012, 9:39 AM 2,401 Views 15 Comments

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.

# cyber-attack - Friday 3 February, 2012

Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities

Feb 3rd 2012, 4:47 PM 5,336 Views 45 Comments

A conversation between police in the UK and FBI agents in the US has been hacked and posted online by the Anonymous hacking collective today.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

‘Whole government response to threat’ following #OpIreland cyber attack
# Irish SOPA
# Irish SOPA

‘Whole government response to threat’ following #OpIreland cyber attack

Jan 25th 2012, 9:20 AM 4,051 Views 50 Comments

The Department of Justice has confirmed it was subject to a Distributed Denial of Service attack overnight.

# cyber-attack - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking
# LulzSec
# LulzSec

19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking

Jun 21st 2011, 10:14 PM 415 Views 2 Comments

An English teen is suspected of being involved in the ‘LulzSec’ hacking movement, which denies any involvement.

# cyber-attack - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

US Senate website taken out by 'Lulz' hackers
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

US Senate website taken out by 'Lulz' hackers

Jun 14th 2011, 11:56 AM 961 Views 1 Comment

A security review is ordered after the Senate’s website is compromised by the loosely-aligned Lulz Security group.

# cyber-attack - Monday 13 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jun 13th 2011, 8:38 AM 1,071 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning, including: Irishman wins ten-day Ironman challenge; foreign government may have attacked IMF computers; and energy prices set to rise by 2012.

IMF hack attack 'the work of a foreign government'
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

IMF hack attack 'the work of a foreign government'

Jun 13th 2011, 8:01 AM 486 Views 2 Comments

The theft of data from the International Monetary Fund’s computer systems was ‘state-based’, Bloomberg sources believe.

# cyber-attack - Sunday 12 June, 2011

IMF computer systems attacked but extent of damage not known
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

IMF computer systems attacked but extent of damage not known

Jun 12th 2011, 9:50 AM 471 Views 2 Comments

Attack described as a “very major breach” occurred sometime in the last several months, but the IMF hasn’t revealed the scope of the attack.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jun 12th 2011, 9:20 AM 1,508 Views 19 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# cyber-attack - Friday 10 June, 2011

Three alleged Sony hackers arrested in Spain
# Hackers
# Hackers

Three alleged Sony hackers arrested in Spain

Jun 10th 2011, 7:24 PM 525 Views 6 Comments

The men are thought to be part of the international group of hackers who call themselves ‘Anonymous’ – alleged to be behind attacks on Sony’s PlayStation network.

# cyber-attack - Friday 3 June, 2011

Operation Cupcake: Britain's MI6 switches al-Qaeda bomb plans with recipes
# Operation Cupcake
# Operation Cupcake

Operation Cupcake: Britain's MI6 switches al-Qaeda bomb plans with recipes

Jun 3rd 2011, 5:26 PM 670 Views 7 Comments

Magazine’s instructions for how to create bombs using household items were swapped with some of the Best Cupcakes in America.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 2 June, 2011

China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan
# Gmail
# Gmail

China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan

Jun 2nd 2011, 3:56 PM 245 Views 0 Comments

Chinese state media says Google “arbitrarily pointing the finger at China” for a second time, after the internet company warned users it had detected a Gmail account hacking scame.

Google uncovers Gmail security attack aimed at tricking users into sharing passwords
# Gmail
# Gmail

Google uncovers Gmail security attack aimed at tricking users into sharing passwords

Jun 2nd 2011, 7:41 AM 379 Views 0 Comments

Internet company says personal Gmail accounts belonging to US government officials, journalists and Chinese political activists are among the hundreds affected.

# cyber-attack - Sunday 29 May, 2011

Major US defence contractor Lockheed Martin struck by cyber attack
# Hacked
# Hacked

Major US defence contractor Lockheed Martin struck by cyber attack

May 29th 2011, 12:11 PM 154 Views 0 Comments

Lockheed Martin, which produces weapons and defence systems for the US armed forces, says it has been hacked but no programme data was compromised.

# cyber-attack - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Sony defends reaction to security breach
# Sony
# Sony

Sony defends reaction to security breach

May 18th 2011, 11:16 AM 443 Views 0 Comments

Sony boss says the electronics giant acted quickly in notifying customers after a cyber attack affecting almost 100 million customers.

# cyber-attack - Monday 7 March, 2011

French finance ministry hit by coordinated G20 hack
# Currency Wars
# Currency Wars

French finance ministry hit by coordinated G20 hack

Mar 7th 2011, 11:51 AM 516 Views 0 Comments

Around 150 computers within the government department redirected information to Chinese sites in December.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 27 January, 2011

Take 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

Jan 27th 2011, 5:03 PM 1,045 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# cyber-attack - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Burma crippled by internet attack ahead of election
# Burma
# Burma

Burma crippled by internet attack ahead of election

Nov 4th 2010, 8:01 PM 387 Views 0 Comments

Days before the first elections in 20 years the entire country has been taken offline.

# cyber-attack - Monday 23 August, 2010

What's a DDoS 'cyber attack' anyway?
# Points Race
# Points Race

What's a DDoS 'cyber attack' anyway?

Aug 23rd 2010, 1:25 PM 484 Views 0 Comments

The CAO website is down after a malicious attack. What’s going on?