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# cyber-crime - Thursday 30 September, 2021

NUI Galway on-campus internet access disabled after attempted cyber attack
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

NUI Galway on-campus internet access disabled after attempted cyber attack

Sep 30th 2021, 1:13 PM 10,846 Views 1 Comment

The university said there is currently “no evidence of any data being compromised”.

# cyber-crime - Thursday 20 May, 2021

HSE ransomware attack began on a single computer when an employee clicked on a link
# How It Began
# How It Began

HSE ransomware attack began on a single computer when an employee clicked on a link

May 20th 2021, 9:03 PM 191,754 Views 165 Comments

Sources have confirmed an encryption key was provided by the attack launched by the criminal gang last week.

# cyber-crime - Monday 8 February, 2021

Three people charged over hacking of company involved in vehicle parking systems
# Garda
# Garda

Three people charged over hacking of company involved in vehicle parking systems

Feb 8th 2021, 12:04 PM 23,996 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have issued a warning to people to keep their personal data separate from their work data.

# cyber-crime - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Graham Norton has been named the most dangerous celebrity to search for online in the UK
# Scammers
# Scammers

Graham Norton has been named the most dangerous celebrity to search for online in the UK

Oct 6th 2020, 7:13 AM 62,372 Views 21 Comments

Cybersecurity firm McAfee said that cybercriminals were targeting people who search popular celebrities online.

# cyber-crime - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack
# Blackbaud
# Blackbaud

Hacker was paid ransom after NUI Galway alumni data targeted in worldwide cyber attack

Jul 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 57,935 Views 16 Comments

The university said “names, telephone numbers and email addresses” in its alumni database may have been targeted in the hack.

# cyber-crime - Monday 27 April, 2020

People warned not to fall for sextortion scam as criminals 'view pandemic as opportunity'
# Email Scam
# Email Scam

People warned not to fall for sextortion scam as criminals 'view pandemic as opportunity'

Apr 27th 2020, 7:10 AM 47,185 Views 13 Comments

There has been an increase in the number of online scams reported during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# cyber-crime - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Gardaí concerned about children who 'live online but don't realise the dangers'
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Gardaí concerned about children who 'live online but don't realise the dangers'

Jan 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 11,225 Views 2 Comments

The head of the garda cyber crime bureau says under-reporting is a “huge problem” particularly in cases where the victim has been personally compromised.

# cyber-crime - 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 6,759 Views 12 Comments

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

# cyber-crime - Friday 12 April, 2019

19 year-old man charged with making threats on social media in Northern Ireland
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

19 year-old man charged with making threats on social media in Northern Ireland

Apr 12th 2019, 1:45 PM 8,872 Views 0 Comments

The man was charged by the PSNI this morning.

# cyber-crime - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups
# Grooming
# Grooming

'There's only one police force in Ireland': Top garda slams online vigilante groups

Nov 21st 2017, 3:32 PM 27,581 Views 0 Comments

Earlier this year two separate men were confronted after being wrongly identified as a convicted paedophile.

# cyber-crime - Monday 11 September, 2017

'Did you know your electronic health records can sell for as much as €40 on the dark web?'
# Cyber Threats
# Cyber Threats

'Did you know your electronic health records can sell for as much as €40 on the dark web?'

Sep 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 14,435 Views 24 Comments

Some of your personal details may already be available for sale on the dark web awaiting a purchaser. The only certainty is that the next attack is coming – the only question is when, writes Ronan Murphy.

# cyber-crime - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Investigation launched into cyber attack on Trinity fund
# Trinity Foundation
# Trinity Foundation

Investigation launched into cyber attack on Trinity fund

Apr 27th 2017, 3:13 PM 9,478 Views 6 Comments

It’s hoped that the funds will be at least partly recovered.

# cyber-crime - Thursday 23 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 23rd 2017, 9:57 PM 23,555 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.

# cyber-crime - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Trump taps Rudy Giuliani to head American response to hacking
# Message To Rudy
# Message To Rudy

Trump taps Rudy Giuliani to head American response to hacking

Jan 12th 2017, 5:44 PM 11,446 Views 68 Comments

Trump called cyber intrusion “the fastest-growing crime in the United States” and a “major threat” to national security.

# cyber-crime - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Live streaming of child sexual abuse on the rise
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Live streaming of child sexual abuse on the rise

Sep 28th 2016, 11:30 AM 12,223 Views 28 Comments

Cyber crime investigators have also noticed a rise in so-called “revenge porn”.

# cyber-crime - Monday 11 July, 2016

Russian gang jailed for using 'mule accounts' to launder £4.5 million in cyber crime cash
# London
# London

Russian gang jailed for using 'mule accounts' to launder £4.5 million in cyber crime cash

Jul 11th 2016, 10:23 PM 16,928 Views 17 Comments

Accounts operated by the group were used to launder almost £1 million.

# cyber-crime - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

15-year-old arrested in relation to Talk Talk data theft released on bail
# Released
# Released

15-year-old arrested in relation to Talk Talk data theft released on bail

Oct 27th 2015, 10:15 AM 23,664 Views 37 Comments

The company received a ransom demand from an unknown source on Friday.

# cyber-crime - Friday 24 July, 2015

Couple who made over €1.8 million by trading with stolen bank details jailed
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Couple who made over €1.8 million by trading with stolen bank details jailed

Jul 24th 2015, 6:10 AM 16,251 Views 21 Comments

Benson was a member of an online criminal forum which helped people trading in stolen debit or credit card data.

# cyber-crime - Sunday 19 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 7,012 Views 20 Comments

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

# cyber-crime - Friday 10 April, 2015

Boy arrested after changing his teacher's desktop background to two men kissing
# Cyber Crime
From The Daily Edge
# Cyber Crime

Boy arrested after changing his teacher's desktop background to two men kissing

Apr 10th 2015, 8:25 PM 5,444 Views 3 Comments

Harsh.

# cyber-crime - Friday 16 January, 2015

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks
# Not A Game
# Not A Game

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks

Jan 16th 2015, 3:17 PM 17,133 Views 38 Comments

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

# cyber-crime - Thursday 27 November, 2014

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders
# Milestone
# Milestone

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

Nov 27th 2014, 5:50 PM 9,339 Views 42 Comments

There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.

# cyber-crime - Thursday 20 November, 2014

'Revenge porn' may not be punishable through Irish law
# Explicit Images
# Explicit Images

'Revenge porn' may not be punishable through Irish law

Nov 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,119 Views 10 Comments

The Law Reform Commission says there are gaps in the harassment laws that need to be addressed.

# cyber-crime - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

New legislation needed to stop online "trolls"
# Law Reform Commission
# Law Reform Commission

New legislation needed to stop online "trolls"

Nov 19th 2014, 11:38 AM 7,945 Views 99 Comments

The report published today looks at the need for regulation specific to online harassment.

# cyber-crime - Monday 1 September, 2014

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals
# SCHOOL DAYS
# SCHOOL DAYS

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals

Sep 1st 2014, 6:58 PM 7,641 Views 37 Comments

At both junior and senior cycle.

# cyber-crime - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Gardaí to review capacity to deal with child porn investigations
# Children
# Children

Gardaí to review capacity to deal with child porn investigations

Jun 4th 2014, 9:39 PM 9,251 Views 10 Comments

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said the will be insistent that there are strategies to overcome obstacles in detecting and prosecuting internet crime.

# cyber-crime - Monday 12 May, 2014

How many small businesses have been victims of crime?
# Small Business Big Crime
# Small Business Big Crime

How many small businesses have been victims of crime?

May 12th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,807 Views 4 Comments

Small Firms Association says the cost and rate of crime against business is on the rise.

# cyber-crime - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:13 AM 4,465 Views 5 Comments

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

# cyber-crime - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Nov 16th 2013, 8:03 PM 15,248 Views 2 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the aid crisis in the Philippines, Labour senator injured and the ASTI’s refusal to accept the Haddington Road deal.

# cyber-crime - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution

Nov 10th 2013, 12:00 PM 1,531 Views 33 Comments

Law enforcement has not caught up with advances in technology that are giving sexual predators access to vulnerable children, writes Hans Guyt.

# cyber-crime - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Irish girl (17) 'forced into stripping on Skype' by US computer hacker
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Irish girl (17) 'forced into stripping on Skype' by US computer hacker

Sep 28th 2013, 8:30 AM 42,416 Views 68 Comments

The girl was allegedly forced into stripping by California’s Jared James Abrahams who has been charged with hacking into the webcams of several women.

# cyber-crime - Friday 13 September, 2013

12 arrested over 'audacious attempt' to steal from Santander bank
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

12 arrested over 'audacious attempt' to steal from Santander bank

Sep 13th 2013, 10:57 AM 7,359 Views 14 Comments

The men tried to take control of a bank’s computer, according to London police.

# cyber-crime - Saturday 17 August, 2013

As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year
# Phishing
# Phishing

As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year

Aug 17th 2013, 8:50 AM 9,122 Views 48 Comments

Gardaí have issued a fresh warning about phishing emails.

# cyber-crime - Friday 9 August, 2013

Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime

Aug 9th 2013, 1:39 PM 3,060 Views 10 Comments

Nearly one in five surveyed companies were victims of hacking in the last year, with the average incident costing up to €30,000 to clean up.

# cyber-crime - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Irish prisons could - possibly - be getting wi-fi
# Cyber Criminals
# Cyber Criminals

Irish prisons could - possibly - be getting wi-fi

Jul 14th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,304 Views 110 Comments

Alan Shatter says there’s no way that prisoners will be given open access to the internet – but they may be able to use it for educational resources.

# cyber-crime - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

24 arrested worldwide after FBI undercover investigation into 'carding'
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

24 arrested worldwide after FBI undercover investigation into 'carding'

Jun 27th 2012, 10:39 AM 4,171 Views 1 Comment

Investigation into theft of credit card and bank account info led to arrests and searches in a dozen countries yesterday.

# cyber-crime - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Identity theft no longer top reported cyber crime in US
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Identity theft no longer top reported cyber crime in US

May 26th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,377 Views 8 Comments

If you think you’re being emailed by the FBI… you’re probably not.

# cyber-crime - Saturday 28 April, 2012

US House passes cyber-security bill to allow access to private data
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

US House passes cyber-security bill to allow access to private data

Apr 28th 2012, 4:05 PM 2,610 Views 9 Comments

Us President Barack Obama has threatened to veto the bill if it lands on his desk.