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# 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 15,000 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 17,924 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 20,972 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 7,149 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 12,355 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 20,183 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 17,760 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 27,981 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 13,953 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 13,581 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 8,350 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 22,576 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 25,810 Views 40 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 11,432 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 27,815 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 13,982 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 18,308 Views 233 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 13,194 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 22,057 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 20,509 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 14,041 Views 23 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 16,021 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 12,419 Views 71 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 13,237 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 9,632 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 14,811 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 19,458 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 11,675 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 22,552 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 15,249 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 18,841 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 7,096 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 8,750 Views 29 Comments

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

# hacking - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

The TalkTalk hack is going to cost it up to €49 million
# Paying The Price
# Paying The Price

The TalkTalk hack is going to cost it up to €49 million

Nov 11th 2015, 10:03 AM 6,012 Views 1 Comment

It will also offer customers a free upgrade to encourage them to stay on the service.

# hacking - Friday 6 November, 2015

Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer

Nov 6th 2015, 11:55 PM 13,186 Views 0 Comments

“No no no. You’ve had to take time. And I’m glad to do something…”

# hacking - Thursday 5 November, 2015

The hacker group Anonymous has exposed hundreds of alleged Ku Klux Klan members
# Hoods Off
# Hoods Off

The hacker group Anonymous has exposed hundreds of alleged Ku Klux Klan members

Nov 5th 2015, 11:26 PM 36,886 Views 87 Comments

‘This is not about the ideas of members of the Ku Klux Klan. This is about the behaviours of members of KKK splinter cells that bear the hallmarks of terrorism.’

Thousands take to the streets in Guy Fawkes masks in centre of London
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Thousands take to the streets in Guy Fawkes masks in centre of London

Nov 5th 2015, 10:20 PM 20,269 Views 41 Comments

So far the anti-capitalist group has set fire to a police car.

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