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# Hacked

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How hackers built software to steal naked photos from hundreds of women automatically
Brandon Bourret and Athanasios Andrianakis were arrested on May 8 and accused of creating a piece of software named “Photofucket”.
The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked
Experts say the public needs protection against ‘petty’ cybercrimes.
This is what the Youth Defence website looks like today
It displays a message that reads “Vote Yes”.
The Grafton Barber is now an 'Islamic State' target, apparently
Their website has been hacked by ‘supporters’.
There were some odd things happening over at TodayFM this morning
Their account was hacked.
Millions of Apple and Google customers are vulnerable to a decades-old hack
Hackers may be harvesting your sensitive personal information.
Reddit cracks down on 'revenge porn', bans stolen nudes
The move appears to be in response to the celebrity nude leaks of last year.
The NSA may be able to listen to phone calls around the world
That’s according to Edward Snowden.
Irish banks 'targeted' in cyber-heist crime spree worth millions
Banks across the world were allegedly hacked over a two-year period.
Taylor Swift responds to Lizard Squad's hacking attempt in perfect fashion
The hacking group took over her Twitter and Instagram accounts earlier today.
Don't panic, World War III hasn't actually started
Hackers used Twitter accounts of major news organisations to claim the US and China were firing missiles at one another. They’re definitely not.
Hackers claiming to be ISIS broke into a Pentagon Twitter account
The Pentagon has played down the incident, saying no sensitive networks were penetrated and most of the information posted is already publicly available.
Someone hacked an LA traffic sign to say "Read a f***ing book"
We endorse this message.
Opinion: Embarrassing photos posted online? There are ways of having them removed...
In the age of smartphones, embarrassing pictures of our more indiscreet behaviour can have a way of haunting us.
Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?
“The targets might not stop with the borders of Syria.”
Rita Ora says she got 'hacked', but was it just a huge Twitter fail?
Meanwhile, the world sniggers behind their hands.
Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?
The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.
Google is starting to delete links to Jennifer Lawrence's nude photos
Lawyers for the actress have been working to remove sites hosting the images.
Hackers access 100,000 Snapchat photos and they're preparing to leak them
The collection includes a large amount of child pornography, including many videos sent between teenagers.
Fake nude videos of Emma Watson are being used to spread a computer virus
The malware scam begins with links on Facebook.
Biggest US bank reveals 76 million customers were hacked
User contact information, like names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, was compromised.
Trolls threaten to leak Emma Watson's nude photos after feminism speech
Users of the website 4chan claim they will leak the photos in retaliation to Watson’s speech in the UN over the weekend.
Cancer charity rejects donations from Reddit users who viewed J-Law's nude photos
The charity said it would ‘never condone’ fundraising in this manner.
FBI probes massive celebrity photo leak
Apple is also investigating the leak but it has been suggested that the pictures were collated from multiple sources.
Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps
It wasn’t hacked. And you don’t need to change your password.
Hundreds of Bank of Ireland customers have accounts skimmed
Thousands of euro was taken from customer accounts in a major skimming operation.
'Like the fox designing the chicken coop': Opposition says Shatter has undermined the GSOC review
Sinn Féin have called for an independent review into the controversy.
Minister says his Twitter was ‘compromised’ after porn tweet
Alex White appeared to ‘favourite’ a tweet which included an image of a naked woman.
Jessie J video has an excellent surprise at the 12-second mark
Wait for it…
Snapchat hackers 'reveal 4.6m phone numbers'
A website has been set up which claims to hold the usernames and phone numbers for 4.6 million accounts.
Fianna Fáil TD 'definitely did not like MILF page' on Facebook
Michael McGrath said his Facebook page was hacked, and has now been taken offline.
UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent "ransomware" warning
The virus locks a users computer until a ransom of nearly €650 has been paid.
Athlone Town clear up managerial situation after Twitter account is hacked
The First Division champions were left red-faced last night after Roddy Collins was told that a new manager was set to be appointed live on air.
This computer club claims it has hacked the new iPhone's fingerprint sensor
Just days after the new iPhone 5S was released it may already have a problem…
Trekkers attacked with machetes and spears in Papua New Guinea
Two guides were hacked to death during the shocking incident.
New York Times website down in 'malicious' attack
The New York Times said it is working to fix the problem which it said was down to an external attack.
Apple's developer site was hacked
Apple says an intruder attempted to secure the personal information of some of the registered developers from the site.