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#Hackers

# hackers - Monday 23 September, 2013

This computer club claims it has hacked the new iPhone's fingerprint sensor
# Iphone 5s
# Iphone 5s

This computer club claims it has hacked the new iPhone's fingerprint sensor

Sep 23rd 2013, 9:18 AM 9,407 Views 53 Comments

Just days after the new iPhone 5S was released it may already have a problem…

# hackers - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Meet the hackers' group tackling the Ha'penny Bridge's 'love' problem...
# Graffiti Bridge
# Graffiti Bridge

Meet the hackers' group tackling the Ha'penny Bridge's 'love' problem...

Jul 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 24,534 Views 65 Comments

Ever walked across the Ha’penny Bridge and wondered where all those graffitied locks keep coming from – or who keeps taking them down?

# hackers - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks
# Hacktivists
# Hacktivists

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks

May 16th 2013, 8:57 PM 12,252 Views 84 Comments

“You cared nothing for the privacy of others but did everything you could through your computer activities to hide your own identities while seeking publicity,” a judge told the four men.

# hackers - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Watch the entire internet at work in the world
# All Of The Internetz
# All Of The Internetz

Watch the entire internet at work in the world

May 14th 2013, 7:30 PM 23,889 Views 19 Comments

A hacker broke into 420,000 computers to create this stunning GIF.

# hackers - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

LivingSocial website hack targeted thousands of Irish users
# Cyberattack
# Cyberattack

LivingSocial website hack targeted thousands of Irish users

May 7th 2013, 3:08 PM 10,985 Views 5 Comments

Data Protection Commissioner knew about the cyber attack two weeks ago.

# hackers - Friday 5 April, 2013

Public jobs regulator's website accidentally promotes 'sexy girls lingerie' store
# Ooh-er!
# Ooh-er!

Public jobs regulator's website accidentally promotes 'sexy girls lingerie' store

Apr 5th 2013, 12:11 PM 14,513 Views 29 Comments

The CPSA says its website was compromised earlier this week – which may be why a small ad has appeared…

# hackers - Sunday 24 March, 2013

How South Korea is training ‘cyber warriors’ for battle against North Korea
# Hackers
# Hackers

How South Korea is training ‘cyber warriors’ for battle against North Korea

Mar 24th 2013, 9:45 AM 6,554 Views 10 Comments

North Korea is believed to have a cyber warfare unit staffed by around 3,000 people – so South Korea is defending itself against any possible attacks.

# hackers - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Apple hit by cyber attack, says no data was stolen
# Apple
# Apple

Apple hit by cyber attack, says no data was stolen

Feb 20th 2013, 8:02 AM 4,987 Views 15 Comments

“There is no evidence that any data left Apple,” Apple said as it confirmed an attack similar to one carried out on Facebook recently.

# hackers - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

Feb 16th 2013, 11:10 AM 11,434 Views 14 Comments

The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

# hackers - 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 9,106 Views 8 Comments

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

# hackers - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Hackers steal €36m from European banks using computer virus
# Virus
# Virus

Hackers steal €36m from European banks using computer virus

Dec 6th 2012, 3:42 PM 11,911 Views 33 Comments

The virus infected both computer and smartphones in order to monitor and manipulate online banking sessions.

# hackers - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

# hackers - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords
# Unencrypted
# Unencrypted

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Jul 12th 2012, 9:11 PM 7,622 Views 3 Comments

Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.

# hackers - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 1st 2012, 11:00 AM 36 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# hackers - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Hackers claim credit for Twitter outage
# Twitter
# Twitter

Hackers claim credit for Twitter outage

Jun 21st 2012, 9:47 PM 9,829 Views 25 Comments

The UGNazi group claims to have brought the site down for about 40 minutes this evening.

# hackers - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members

Feb 29th 2012, 9:39 AM 2,404 Views 15 Comments

Those arrested – aged between 17 and 25 – are suspected of planning cyber-attacks against several South American and European institutions. Interpol’s website went down following news of the arrests.

# hackers - Monday 26 December, 2011

Anonymous hackers target US security think tank Stratfor
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Anonymous hackers target US security think tank Stratfor

Dec 26th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,909 Views 7 Comments

Thousands of personal details and credit card information were stolen from the Stratfor site, according to hackers.

# hackers - Friday 2 December, 2011

Crack an online puzzle, win a job in the British intelligence service
# Recruitment
From The Daily Edge
# Recruitment

Crack an online puzzle, win a job in the British intelligence service

Dec 2nd 2011, 11:44 AM 1,928 Views 2 Comments

The British intelligence agency GCHQ launches its most unusual recruitment drive yet. It simply asks: can you crack it?

# hackers - Thursday 10 November, 2011

iTunes targeted by hackers in alleged €10million 'clickjacking' ring
# Ghost Click
# Ghost Click

iTunes targeted by hackers in alleged €10million 'clickjacking' ring

Nov 10th 2011, 12:45 PM 1,102 Views 4 Comments

Seven men have been charged over a malware scam that infected four million computers worldwide.

# hackers - Friday 4 November, 2011

Dax (not the DAX) survives attack by anti-capitalist nerds
# Hackers
From The42
# Hackers

Dax (not the DAX) survives attack by anti-capitalist nerds

Nov 4th 2011, 11:15 AM 459 Views 10 Comments

The website of French rugby club US Dax has recovered after being targeted by hackers who mistook it for a branch of the German stock exchange.

# hackers - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 14th 2011, 10:59 AM 59 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# hackers - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Twenty-one hacker arrests worldwide
# Hackers
# Hackers

Twenty-one hacker arrests worldwide

Jul 20th 2011, 5:23 PM 326 Views 3 Comments

Three teenagers were among those arrested as part of a worldwide investigation into the actions of groups like Anonymous, AntiSec and LulzSec.

# hackers - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Hacker group LulzSec calls it a day but why?
# No More Lulz
# No More Lulz

Hacker group LulzSec calls it a day but why?

Jun 26th 2011, 12:42 PM 412 Views 0 Comments

It could be a sign of nerves in the face of law enforcement investigations.

# hackers - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking
# LulzSec
# LulzSec

19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking

Jun 21st 2011, 10:14 PM 419 Views 2 Comments

An English teen is suspected of being involved in the ‘LulzSec’ hacking movement, which denies any involvement.

# hackers - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Sega becomes the latest hacking victim
# Sega
# Sega

Sega becomes the latest hacking victim

Jun 18th 2011, 12:43 PM 311 Views 4 Comments

We didn’t even think the Megadrive could connect to the internet…

# hackers - Monday 13 June, 2011

Spanish police website down after hacker arrests
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish police website down after hacker arrests

Jun 13th 2011, 12:51 PM 315 Views 2 Comments

Spain’s National Police say the international hackers group Anonymous briefly blocked its website on Sunday – in an apparent retaliation for the arrest of three suspected members.

# hackers - Friday 10 June, 2011

Three alleged Sony hackers arrested in Spain
# Hackers
# Hackers

Three alleged Sony hackers arrested in Spain

Jun 10th 2011, 7:24 PM 527 Views 6 Comments

The men are thought to be part of the international group of hackers who call themselves ‘Anonymous’ – alleged to be behind attacks on Sony’s PlayStation network.

# hackers - Thursday 9 June, 2011

US Citigroup customers targeted by hackers
# Hackers
# Hackers

US Citigroup customers targeted by hackers

Jun 9th 2011, 1:26 PM 281 Views 0 Comments

The credit and debit card information of a large number of Citi customers has been compromised. The bank said it discovered the breach during routine monitoring.

# hackers - Thursday 2 June, 2011

China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan
# Gmail
# Gmail

China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan

Jun 2nd 2011, 3:56 PM 249 Views 0 Comments

Chinese state media says Google “arbitrarily pointing the finger at China” for a second time, after the internet company warned users it had detected a Gmail account hacking scame.

# hackers - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Hackers and hoggers: life in the AUL
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

Hackers and hoggers: life in the AUL

Mar 24th 2011, 11:41 AM 174 Views 0 Comments

It’s another eventful Sunday morning between the white lines for Paul Ring.