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# Cyber Security

Last year
Oireachtas costs rose to €141.5m last year as more security was needed for politicians
Ireland must work with EU to reduce cost of online security for consumers, cyber chief insists
Ireland's transport system among those at risk from cyber attack says major threat assessment
Fraudsters impersonating gardaí target schools with scam emails
TikTok lobbied Govt on security issues weeks before advice not to use app on official phones
National Cyber Security Centre tells Government departments to avoid TikTok on official devices
Donnelly found out 'yesterday' that Robert Watt tried to email him about Holohan secondment
Virgin Media TV won't be able to air some shows after attempted hack
More than 200 cyber attacks with theft of personal data reported to Irish authorities in a year
Warnings were issued over a log-in system used by Cork university in weeks before cyber attack
All time
National Cyber Security Centre carries out mock attack on nation's energy infrastructure system
National cyber security centre join forces with international teams to fight ransomware hackers
Cyber chief: Hacktivism and espionage being monitored across Europe by online national security
Whistleblower tells US congress Twitter is ‘plagued by weak cyber defences’
Urgent security warning issued as hackers shift ransomware attacks to small businesses
Ex IBM manager: Pay, political neglect and public indifference all to blame for cyber failings
‘Low’ threat of direct cyber attack on Ireland, says top official
Ireland faces increased cyber attack threat following Ukraine invasion, says Coveney
Opinion: Ireland needs to engage in closer co-operation with the EU on cybercrime
Malcolm Byrne
Use of Windows 7 computers 'not the sole reason' for HSE cyber attack, committee hears
GSOC finds IT security 'vulnerability' following cyber warning
Major investment and increase in staff at National Cyber Security Centre
Survey reveals more than 40% of children are talking to strangers online
Huawei continues to grow in Ireland while countries like the US and Australia are trying to keep it out
Facebook flaw allowed thousands of children to join chats with people not approved by parents
Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre
Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts?
Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords
'An issue of national importance': Public consultation opens on new national cyber security strategy
Google and Facebook 'worried' about 'bad actors' spreading fake news during European elections
Mandatory security requirements introduced to protect companies against cyber attacks
New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party
Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach
Dixons Carphone yet to determine if Irish customers affected by major cyber attack
Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach
Denis Naughten says banning children from the internet 'isn't practical'
Apple confirms all Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre security flaws
People being warned to check systems as Intel reveals 'serious flaws' in its computer chips
Vigilante cybersecurity expert targets Dublin firm
PSNI launches investigation after private image of female officer shared online