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# hack - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Suspected teenage mastermind behind Twitter hack pleads not guilty in Florida court

A number of high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked including those of Kanye West, Bill Gates, and Barack Obama.

# hack - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Twitter reveals further details about the large-scale hack of celebrity accounts

The company said hackers attempted to mislead certain employees.

# hack - Thursday 30 July, 2020

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

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

# hack - Thursday 16 July, 2020

'Tough day for us': Twitter CEO responds to large-scale hack

High-profile figures were hit by the security breach.

# hack - Friday 30 August, 2019

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has account hacked

The hack happened earlier this evening.

# hack - Monday 10 June, 2019

Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre

The attack cost the company €86.3 million after the personal details of 157,000 customers were stolen.

# hack - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

WhatsApp has identified a 'serious security vulnerability' - Here's what you need to know

The company has officially notified the Data Protection Commission about the breach.

Irish users urged to download latest version of WhatsApp after phones infected with spyware through missed calls

The DPC said that it had been informed by WhatsApp about a “serious vulnerability” on its platform.

# hack - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.

# hack - Saturday 12 January, 2019

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

# hack - Friday 28 December, 2018

This project by Westmeath students aims to help parents know when a smart toy has been hacked

They were inspired to conduct research in the smart toys after the number of controversies surrounding them in recent years.

# hack - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked

The bank card details were taken from cards making bookings between 21 August and 5 September.

# hack - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Together for Yes says its donations page was shut down by a cyber attack

The attack came from within Ireland and lasted for 30 minutes, the campaign group said.

# hack - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

YouTube's most viewed video Despacito disappears in apparent Vevo hack

A number of other artists have also been affected by the hack.

# hack - Monday 12 February, 2018

Number of websites infected by cryptocurrency hack, Ireland's National Cyber Security Centre says

It said that there are no indications at this stage that members of the public are at risk.

# hack - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Explainer: Who is Reality Winner, and why has she been charged with leaking US secrets?

The 25-year-old Air Force veteran has been charged with leaking information related to alleged Russian hacks.

# hack - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Hacker leaks stolen Orange is the New Black episodes after ransom demand

“Who is next on the list? FOX, IFC, NAT GEO, and ABC,” the hacker said on Twitter.

# hack - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Investigation launched into cyber attack on Trinity fund

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

# hack - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Hacker avoids jail after sending readers of The Sun to page saying Rupert Murdoch had killed himself

Judge Martin Nolan said that as far as he knew, “Mr Murdoch is still happily living.”

# hack - Monday 26 December, 2016

Britney Spears claimed to be dead in suspected 'hack' of Sony Twitter account

A Bob Dylan account also tweeted that Spears was dead.

# hack - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach

The settlement comes after a hacker group released what was said to be personal data on millions of people.

# hack - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Eir only became aware of potential security breach after reading about it online

The company will contact 130,000 customers after at least 2,000 modems were breached.

# hack - Friday 18 November, 2016

Three mobile victim of 'major hack' but Irish customers 'not affected'

The company says it’s a problem affecting UK systems.

# hack - Monday 7 November, 2016

Tesco Bank freezes 20,000 UK accounts after fraud attack

Tesco Ireland confirmed that none of the 27,000 Irish Tesco Bank customers were impacted by the attack.

# hack - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Gardaí found a virus in their IT systems this week

However, it is believed that data, the Pulse system nor the Garda Síochána website were not affected.

# hack - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack

The volatile cryptocurrency lost more than 20% of its value after the breach.

# hack - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks

Edward Snowden has publicly criticised the strategy of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

# hack - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails

Clinton’s campaign say Russia wanted to help Trump’s campaign because of their bromance.

# hack - Monday 6 June, 2016

Even Mark Zuckerberg's online accounts aren't safe from hackers

The Facebook CEO found his accounts on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Pinterest compromised last night.

# hack - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Remember MySpace? If you joined it before, you will want to revisit it quickly

Over 360 million records have been said to be leaked, which would make it one of the biggest leaks of passwords ever.

# hack - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

The Pentagon wants hackers to break into its website - for money

It will give cash to people who can find weaknesses on the site.

# hack - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge Lots of people didn't know about this trick for keeping fally-down tights up Double Knickers

# hack - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State

It has since been taken down.

# hack - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Pastor took his own life days after being outed in Ashley Madison leak

Canadian police have said that at least two suicides were linked to the leak of 32 million customer profiles.

# hack - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge You've been peeling garlic wrong your entire life Revelation

You've been peeling garlic wrong your entire life

No more scratching around with those damn layers.

# hack - Friday 8 May, 2015

From The42 Gennaro Gattuso has come up with the most Gattuso way possible of stopping Lionel Messi Hack

Gennaro Gattuso has come up with the most Gattuso way possible of stopping Lionel Messi

Just hack the legs off him basically.

# hack - Friday 17 April, 2015

Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails

And it’s all in a searchable archive. Handy.

# hack - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge You have been peeling oranges wrong your entire life Hack

You have been peeling oranges wrong your entire life

Behold this revelation.

# hack - Monday 9 March, 2015

Rape Crisis Centre website hacked by 'Islamic State'

It is unclear if the group is connected to ISIS.

# hack - Monday 16 February, 2015

Irish banks 'targeted' in cyber-heist crime spree worth millions

Banks across the world were allegedly hacked over a two-year period.

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