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# Cyberattack

This year
Investigation underway into cyber attack affecting charities for sexual assault survivors
Around 1,000 people being supported by one organisation alone may have been affected.
Data stolen in Munster Technological University cyberattack appears on 'dark web'
MTU confirmed the breach in a statement this evening.
MTU says that it is continuing to investigate the incident.
The university has begun contacting people who may have been impacted by the breach.
Last year
Australia blames Russian hackers for medical data theft
The names of patients who received treatment for drug abuse and sexually transmitted infections were leaked
Hackers seek service user and financial data in cyberattack on disability services charity
Data has been accessed externally from some of the Rehab Group’s servers, an investigation has found.
Toyota suspends production at domestic plants after reported cyber attack
A spokeswoman for Toyota said that the stoppage, which for now will last a day, would affect production of 13,000 vehicles.
All time
Hundreds of US businesses hit by 'colossal and devastating' cyber attack
Kaseya said yesterday evening that it had limited the attack to “a very small percentage of our customers”.
Data stolen in HSE cyber attack downloaded 23 times before being removed, High Court told
The stolen material included sensitive patient information including correspondence, minutes of meetings, and corporate documents, the HSE claims.
Cost of HSE cyber attack ‘could rise to half a billion euro’, Committee hears
HSE boss Paul Reid said the human cost of the incident will be hard to measure.
HSE cyber attack: Gardaí have not confirmed that any personal data has been leaked
Information purporting to have been gleaned from the HSE in the hack appeared online last week.
National Cyber Security Centre director salary should be up to €290,000, Committee hears
Four leading cyber security experts spoke to the Oireachtas Committee on Communications today.
HSE says staff will be paid this week but there may be issues with amounts
Sources indicated there could be problems calculating allowances and overtime, rather than with the payment of basic pay.
Maynooth University confirms it was victim of cyberattack in which ransom was paid to cybercriminal
NUIG in July also confirmed it was a victim of the widespread attack.
Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe
Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.
Cyberattack that has swept the world was 'aimed at Ukraine'
People were urged to be wary of clicking on email attachments or shared links.
Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system hit by cyberattack
The attacks began in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and the US.
Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend
The Department of Communications described the global cyber attack as “unprecedented”.
Ibec calls for more funding to protect businesses following cyber attack
The call comes after a global ransomware attack on Friday which targeted businesses and state services across the world.
Obama says US will hit back at Russia 'at a time and place of our own choosing'
The outgoing US president’s remarks dramatically upped the stakes in a dispute between the world’s leading nuclear powers.
Twitter, Netflix and Playstation affected by "malicious" cyberattack
A distributed denial-of-service attack meant some of the world’s most popular websites could not be accessed.
The TalkTalk hack is going to cost it up to €49 million
It will also offer customers a free upgrade to encourage them to stay on the service.
TV network taken off air after 'unprecedented' cyberattack
The station was unable to broadcast on any of its channels.
Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?
“The targets might not stop with the borders of Syria.”
North Korea: Were we responsible for the cyberattack on Sony? 'Wait and see'
The country refused to deny involvement in a cyber attack which saw a number of unreleased films from Sony Pictures leaked online.
Have an eBay account? You need to change your password right now
The compromised database contained encrypted eBay passwords and other non-financial information.
Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers
The FBI’s Bob Anderson Jr., described the charges as ‘the new normal’.
LivingSocial website hack targeted thousands of Irish users
Data Protection Commissioner knew about the cyber attack two weeks ago.
DDoS attack forces UK serious crime agency offline
SOCA says attack poses no risk to its data.