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# cybersecurity - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey
# Internet
# Internet

Increasing majority of children aged 8-12 use social media, according to new survey

Feb 9th 2021, 6:20 AM 7,240 Views 7 Comments

Charity CyberSafeKids found that 92% of children in this age group own their own smart device.

# cybersecurity - Friday 18 December, 2020

US agency warns of ‘grave’ threat from long-undetected hack
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

US agency warns of ‘grave’ threat from long-undetected hack

Dec 18th 2020, 7:14 AM 16,758 Views 9 Comments

The hack compromised federal agencies and “critical infrastructure” in a sophisticated attack.

# cybersecurity - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Three years after opening its Irish R&D lab, Kaspersky closed its office in Dublin
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

Three years after opening its Irish R&D lab, Kaspersky closed its office in Dublin

Jan 15th 2020, 11:22 AM 1,032 Views 0 Comments

The cybersecurity giant had a three-year plan to hire 50 people but opted to close the office last summer.

# cybersecurity - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'Dominating the space': Irish cybersecurity startup Tines has raised a further $11m to go global
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

'Dominating the space': Irish cybersecurity startup Tines has raised a further $11m to go global

Dec 12th 2019, 2:19 PM 617 Views 0 Comments

The company is one of the domestic breakouts from a burgeoning cybersecurity scene.

# cybersecurity - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Talent, funding and evolving threats: Inside Ireland's ever-changing cybersecurity scene
# Feature
# Feature

Talent, funding and evolving threats: Inside Ireland's ever-changing cybersecurity scene

Oct 10th 2019, 10:00 AM 780 Views 0 Comments

Fora catches up with various players in the ecosystem to survey the lay of the land.

# cybersecurity - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Vietnam criticised for new law cracking down on anti-State content online
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

Vietnam criticised for new law cracking down on anti-State content online

Jan 2nd 2019, 3:37 PM 6,280 Views 22 Comments

Tech giants such as Facebook and Google will also have to hand over user data if asked by the government.

# cybersecurity - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

We're exposed to potential threats via email every day - here's how to spot malicious messages
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

We're exposed to potential threats via email every day - here's how to spot malicious messages

Oct 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 24,606 Views 12 Comments

The most sinister of cyber-attacks are often simply delivered, writes Richard Lambe.

# cybersecurity - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe
# Security Risks
# Security Risks

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe

Jan 4th 2018, 1:39 PM 17,819 Views 41 Comments

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

# cybersecurity - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

One billion Yahoo users could have had their data stolen
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

One billion Yahoo users could have had their data stolen

Dec 14th 2016, 10:38 PM 9,870 Views 23 Comments

This is separate from its previously disclosed breach affecting 500 million.

# cybersecurity - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing
# Dronejacking
# Dronejacking

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:20 AM 8,525 Views 9 Comments

Security experts warn this is the next step for cybercriminals.

# cybersecurity - Monday 7 November, 2016

Fears of intensified censorship as China passes controversial cybersecurity bill
# Great Firewall
# Great Firewall

Fears of intensified censorship as China passes controversial cybersecurity bill

Nov 7th 2016, 8:46 AM 9,660 Views 17 Comments

The law bans anything that damages national honour or disturbs economic or social order.

# cybersecurity - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:41 AM 9,001 Views 4 Comments

There are numerous reports of attacks on iClouds users in China.

# cybersecurity - 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 3,053 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.

# cybersecurity - Saturday 13 April, 2013

The US and China to set up joint cybersecurity working group
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

The US and China to set up joint cybersecurity working group

Apr 13th 2013, 7:40 PM 3,725 Views 15 Comments

The announcement was made today by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

# cybersecurity - Thursday 20 December, 2012

'Careless' employees more of an IT security risk than hackers - survey
# IT Security
# IT Security

'Careless' employees more of an IT security risk than hackers - survey

Dec 20th 2012, 10:00 PM 9,105 Views 8 Comments

A survey of nearly 300 IT professionals in Irish companies has identified their concerns about employees’ computer habits at work.

# cybersecurity - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Banks, governments and ISPs participate in 'cyber attack'  experiment
# DDoS
# DDoS

Banks, governments and ISPs participate in 'cyber attack' experiment

Oct 4th 2012, 3:43 PM 5,445 Views 9 Comments

1200 bodies are being hit by scheduled DDoS attacks as part of an EU-wide cybersecurity exercise.

# cybersecurity - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

PSNI warns of 'computer locking' PC virus scam
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

PSNI warns of 'computer locking' PC virus scam

Mar 20th 2012, 3:33 PM 6,491 Views 10 Comments

A virus has been locking computers, displaying a police logo and demanding payment of a fine to have it unlocked again.

# cybersecurity - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Unreleased songs may be among hacked Jackson catalogue
# Hacko Wacko Jacko
From The Daily Edge
# Hacko Wacko Jacko

Unreleased songs may be among hacked Jackson catalogue

Mar 7th 2012, 10:38 AM 877 Views 1 Comment

Michael Jackson’s entire back catalogue is thought to have been accessed during an attack on the PlayStation Network.

# cybersecurity - Monday 15 August, 2011

Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure

Aug 15th 2011, 5:15 PM 280 Views 0 Comments

Authorities disabled the mobile phone coverage inside the city’s underground system to try and counter a series of protests.