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# hacking - Today’s News

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician

1 hour ago 2,501 Views 14 Comments
  • Individuals who organised and attended these protests have pledged to continue with these types of demonstrations on a weekly basis, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The demonstrations have been widely condemned by both government and opposition politicians.

# hacking - Yesterday’s News

Vera Pauw: 'We are getting closer to our goal and I promise you it will happen'
# Tigers
From The42
# Tigers

Vera Pauw: 'We are getting closer to our goal and I promise you it will happen'

2 hours ago 1,287 Views 0 Comments

The Republic of Ireland got back to winning ways tonight after a five-goal shootout with Australia.

Woman who claimed €69k in welfare payments whilst travelling to Barbados and Morocco jailed
# Mary O'callaghan
# Mary O'callaghan

Woman who claimed €69k in welfare payments whilst travelling to Barbados and Morocco jailed

2 hours ago 16,727 Views 22 Comments

Mary O’Callaghan was sentenced to 18 months.

Relief for Dundalk after extra-time win over Finn Harps in cup quarter-final
# Replay
From The42
# Replay

Relief for Dundalk after extra-time win over Finn Harps in cup quarter-final

2 hours ago 1,327 Views 1 Comment

It finished 3-1 in tonight’s replay in Oriel Park.

Irish players hit the net, Man City win 6-1 and Everton lose on penalties
# Carabao Cup
From The42
# Carabao Cup

Irish players hit the net, Man City win 6-1 and Everton lose on penalties

2 hours ago 3,771 Views 0 Comments

There was plenty third round action tonight.

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board
# Charity
# Charity

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board

2 hours ago 11,453 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin homeless charity has been embroiled in controversy in recent weeks.

Images from US border ‘horrified’ Homeland Security chief
# Border Patrol
# Border Patrol

Images from US border ‘horrified’ Homeland Security chief

3 hours ago 18,696 Views 27 Comments

Alejandro Mayorkas wouldn’t say whether they reflected mistreatment or abuse, deferring instead to a promised investigation.

Suarez fires Atletico top of La Liga with late double and Inter move clear in Serie A after victory
# Euro News
From The42
# Euro News

Suarez fires Atletico top of La Liga with late double and Inter move clear in Serie A after victory

Updated 3 hours ago 2,854 Views 1 Comment

An injury-time winner from the Uruguayan striker proved crucial.

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution
# $100 Billion
# $100 Billion

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution

Updated 3 hours ago 6,812 Views 7 Comments

The US president told the UN that the world was approaching a point of no return.

Ireland goalkeeper saves penalty and Tyrone teenager makes debut in Liverpool win
# Starting XI
From The42
# Starting XI

Ireland goalkeeper saves penalty and Tyrone teenager makes debut in Liverpool win

Updated 3 hours ago 33,550 Views 37 Comments

It finished 3-0 for Jurgen Klopp’s side at Carrow Road.

# hacking - Monday 26 July, 2021

Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court
# Rollercoaster
# Rollercoaster

Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court

Jul 26th 2021, 11:19 AM 31,936 Views 35 Comments

The singer and TV presenter claimed his voicemail messages had been intercepted by News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers.

# hacking - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

HSE secures orders to get details of those who downloaded cyber attack information
# High Court
# High Court

HSE secures orders to get details of those who downloaded cyber attack information

Jun 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 21,221 Views 0 Comments

The orders were secured against Chronicle Security Ireland Ltd and its US-based parent Chronicle LLC.

# hacking - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?

May 18th 2021, 9:13 AM 24,459 Views 72 Comments

The ongoing fallout of the cyber attack on the HSE has placed a renewed focus on the security of people’s data online.

# hacking - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Eight Britons arrested for hacking phones of US celebrities and sport stars
# Scam
# Scam

Eight Britons arrested for hacking phones of US celebrities and sport stars

Feb 10th 2021, 11:53 AM 12,609 Views 0 Comments

The suspects used a SIM-swapping scam to take control of the wealthy targets’ mobile phones and steal cash, bitcoin and personal data.

# hacking - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Microsoft says Russian hackers are 'stepping up' cyberattacks targeting US presidential campaigns
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft says Russian hackers are 'stepping up' cyberattacks targeting US presidential campaigns

Sep 10th 2020, 10:55 PM 15,010 Views 19 Comments

Tech giant Microsoft said today it has detected and thwarted a number of hacking attempts in recent weeks.

# hacking - Friday 30 August, 2019

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has account hacked
# Hack
# Hack

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has account hacked

Aug 30th 2019, 10:20 PM 17,925 Views 7 Comments

The hack happened earlier this evening.

# hacking - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Cork local investigated over hacking of council's parking app
# Hacking
# Hacking

Cork local investigated over hacking of council's parking app

Oct 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 21,001 Views 11 Comments

It was originally thought that international data thieves were responsible – but gardaí made a breakthrough in recent days.

# hacking - Friday 5 October, 2018

'Spy mania': West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy
# Hackers
# Hackers

'Spy mania': West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy

Oct 5th 2018, 7:37 AM 7,165 Views 51 Comments

Russia scathingly accused the West of “spy mania”, with the Russian foreign office describing the accusations as “propaganda”.

# hacking - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

New hacking attempt on US Democratic Party

Aug 22nd 2018, 9:33 PM 12,357 Views 31 Comments

The incident occurred just three months before elections take place in the US.

# hacking - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

‘It’s like the Wild West’: An FBI-hunted hacker says future cyber attacks could target your toaster
# One One Oh No
# One One Oh No

‘It’s like the Wild West’: An FBI-hunted hacker says future cyber attacks could target your toaster

Jan 10th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,222 Views 16 Comments

Kevin Mitnick, who was once the FBI’s most wanted cyber fugitive, is performing a ‘live hack’ in Dublin tomorrow.

# hacking - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say

Aug 13th 2017, 1:00 PM 17,766 Views 2 Comments

Only 14% of people studied were securing their messaging apps properly.

# hacking - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data
# Game Of Thrones
# Game Of Thrones

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

Aug 8th 2017, 11:21 AM 27,988 Views 36 Comments

They’ve threatened to upload entire series and sensitive proprietary files.

# hacking - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'A warning to everyone': The UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack
# Email Hack
# Email Hack

'A warning to everyone': The UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack

Jun 24th 2017, 4:45 PM 13,956 Views 8 Comments

The House of Commons confirmed that a number of “unauthorised attempts” to access MPs emails were made.

# hacking - Saturday 13 May, 2017

No reports of computer virus attacks in Ireland following global hacking
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

No reports of computer virus attacks in Ireland following global hacking

May 13th 2017, 10:29 AM 13,608 Views 57 Comments

The situation is being monitored currently by the NCSC.

# hacking - Monday 3 April, 2017

IAAF hacked by 'Fancy Bears' leaving athletes' TUE applications compromised
# Hacking
From The42
# Hacking

IAAF hacked by 'Fancy Bears' leaving athletes' TUE applications compromised

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:06 AM 2,965 Views 2 Comments

Therapeutic Use Exemptions are official waivers allowing athletes to use otherwise banned substances.

# hacking - Friday 17 March, 2017

'Utterly ridiculous': British spy agency denies claims it was used to spy on Trump
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

'Utterly ridiculous': British spy agency denies claims it was used to spy on Trump

Mar 17th 2017, 8:30 AM 8,355 Views 32 Comments

The story was one of several offered by Spicer as evidence to support the president’s explosive claims that Obama had moved to “tap my phones.”

# hacking - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Assange accuses CIA of 'devastating incompetence' and warns he has a lot more info to leak
# Who's Watching You
# Who's Watching You

Assange accuses CIA of 'devastating incompetence' and warns he has a lot more info to leak

Mar 9th 2017, 10:35 PM 22,587 Views 83 Comments

US officials told CNN that a federal criminal investigation was being opened into the leak.

# hacking - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

The man who hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence gets 9 months in jail
# Phishing
# Phishing

The man who hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence gets 9 months in jail

Jan 25th 2017, 6:54 AM 25,865 Views 39 Comments

Edward Majercyzk hacked more than 300 email and other online accounts.

# hacking - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Trump taps Rudy Giuliani to head American response to hacking
# Message To Rudy
# Message To Rudy

Trump taps Rudy Giuliani to head American response to hacking

Jan 12th 2017, 5:44 PM 11,444 Views 68 Comments

Trump called cyber intrusion “the fastest-growing crime in the United States” and a “major threat” to national security.

# hacking - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news'
# Classified
# Classified

Ex-British MI6 spy behind 'dirty dossier' that Donald Trump has branded as 'fake news'

Jan 11th 2017, 11:17 PM 27,824 Views 157 Comments

Trump has hit out at intelligence agencies for allowing the report to leak.

# hacking - Monday 9 January, 2017

"We are growing rather tired of these accusations": Moscow hits back at hacking claims
# Amateur Hour
# Amateur Hour

"We are growing rather tired of these accusations": Moscow hits back at hacking claims

Jan 9th 2017, 2:28 PM 13,988 Views 48 Comments

The accusations from the US are baseless and amateurish, the Kremlin insists.

# hacking - Friday 6 January, 2017

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win

Jan 6th 2017, 10:06 PM 18,333 Views 226 Comments

A new report says the Russian president acted on grudges against the US after being embarrassed by the Panama Papers and the Olympic doping scandal.

# hacking - Thursday 5 January, 2017

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election
# Clapper
# Clapper

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

Jan 5th 2017, 4:34 PM 13,199 Views 162 Comments

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

# hacking - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Donald Trump tweets backing of Julian Assange and mocks US intelligence agencies
# Allies
# Allies

Donald Trump tweets backing of Julian Assange and mocks US intelligence agencies

Jan 4th 2017, 2:32 PM 22,068 Views 151 Comments

The US President-elect continues to defy conventions.

# hacking - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'
# President-elect
# President-elect

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'

Jan 1st 2017, 1:37 PM 20,522 Views 87 Comments

Trump rarely uses email or computers despite his frequent tweeting.

# hacking - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Hackers tried to steal €4 million from Meath County Council
# Royal Crime
# Royal Crime

Hackers tried to steal €4 million from Meath County Council

Dec 17th 2016, 3:37 PM 14,084 Views 22 Comments

The attempt involved the theft of the identity of chief executive Jackie Maguire

# hacking - Friday 16 December, 2016

Obama says US will hit back at Russia 'at a time and place of our own choosing'
# Upping The Stakes
# Upping The Stakes

Obama says US will hit back at Russia 'at a time and place of our own choosing'

Dec 16th 2016, 8:30 AM 16,031 Views 146 Comments

The outgoing US president’s remarks dramatically upped the stakes in a dispute between the world’s leading nuclear powers.

# hacking - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

MP says Russian hackers probably influenced Brexit vote
# Cyberattacks
# Cyberattacks

MP says Russian hackers probably influenced Brexit vote

Dec 13th 2016, 9:53 PM 12,422 Views 69 Comments

A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May said there is no evidence of this.

# hacking - Monday 12 December, 2016

Clinton campaign presses for intelligence briefing on Russian hacking
# Electoral College
# Electoral College

Clinton campaign presses for intelligence briefing on Russian hacking

Dec 12th 2016, 9:08 PM 13,245 Views 74 Comments

Ten members of the Electoral College have called for a briefing before they officially vote in the next US President.

# hacking - Friday 9 December, 2016

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign
# The Kremlin
# The Kremlin

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign

Dec 9th 2016, 7:54 PM 9,639 Views 24 Comments

The White House said the review is not intended to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s victory.

# hacking - Saturday 29 October, 2016

"What he wants to do is interfere with the machinery of government" - Julian Assange's mission
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

"What he wants to do is interfere with the machinery of government" - Julian Assange's mission

Oct 29th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,861 Views 79 Comments

The founder of Wikileaks detailed his approach a decade ago in an essay.

# hacking - Friday 23 September, 2016

"Change your password now" - What to do if you have a Yahoo account
# Yahoo Ya Boya
# Yahoo Ya Boya

"Change your password now" - What to do if you have a Yahoo account

Sep 23rd 2016, 5:02 PM 19,517 Views 25 Comments

Experts say beefing up your security is the only way to protect yourself from a potential attack.

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach
# State Actors
# State Actors

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Sep 23rd 2016, 10:35 AM 11,749 Views 36 Comments

Yahoo said names, email addresses, birth dates, and scrambled passwords were stolen.

# hacking - Friday 6 May, 2016

Now you can see how long it'll take for hackers to crack your password
# Passwords
# Passwords

Now you can see how long it'll take for hackers to crack your password

May 6th 2016, 11:31 AM 22,623 Views 42 Comments

As long as you’re not using something as simple as ‘password’

# hacking - Thursday 25 February, 2016

This flaw lets attackers take over your PC through your wireless mouse
# Interception
# Interception

This flaw lets attackers take over your PC through your wireless mouse

Feb 25th 2016, 9:46 AM 11,330 Views 2 Comments

If it’s a non-Bluetooth mouse, you might want to check for updates when you get the chance.

# hacking - Saturday 23 January, 2016

DDoS attacks brought down lottery and government sites, but what are they?
# Hacking
From Business ETC
# Hacking

DDoS attacks brought down lottery and government sites, but what are they?

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:45 AM 15,275 Views 18 Comments

It was the reason why a number of high-profile Irish sites were forced offline, but how much of a problem can they be?

# hacking - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Anonymous attacks Thai police sites in protest at backpacker murder verdicts
# Hacking Group
# Hacking Group

Anonymous attacks Thai police sites in protest at backpacker murder verdicts

Jan 6th 2016, 8:42 AM 18,869 Views 14 Comments

Two Myanmar migrant workers were sentenced to death last month over the murders of two British tourists.

# hacking - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Microsoft will start telling users if they were the target of government snooping
# Hacking
# Hacking

Microsoft will start telling users if they were the target of government snooping

Dec 31st 2015, 12:30 PM 7,103 Views 9 Comments

The policy change follows news that Chinese authorities had hacked into more than a thousand Hotmail accounts back in 2011.

# hacking - Monday 14 December, 2015

Twitter warns users about possible 'government' hacking
# Precautions
# Precautions

Twitter warns users about possible 'government' hacking

Dec 14th 2015, 10:38 AM 8,757 Views 29 Comments

The company emailed a number of users alerting them to hacking attempts from ‘state-sponsored actors’.

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