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#Hacking

# 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 6,028 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 13,202 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 37,030 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 20,288 Views 41 Comments

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

# hacking - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The company behind Tinder says its dating services are 'frequently under attack'
# In The Crosshairs
# In The Crosshairs

The company behind Tinder says its dating services are 'frequently under attack'

Oct 20th 2015, 1:55 PM 9,079 Views 2 Comments

Because no site is ever truly safe.

# hacking - Monday 19 October, 2015

There's a new kind of Facebook notification you'll never want to see
# Hacked
# Hacked

There's a new kind of Facebook notification you'll never want to see

Oct 19th 2015, 7:30 PM 28,576 Views 11 Comments

It means your profile is believed to have been targeted by a government-sponsored hacker.

# hacking - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Confirmed: Rebekah Brooks is back in charge of The Sunday Times and The Sun
# Thanks Rupert
# Thanks Rupert

Confirmed: Rebekah Brooks is back in charge of The Sunday Times and The Sun

Sep 2nd 2015, 4:05 PM 18,159 Views 30 Comments

She left the organisation in 2011 and received a €22 million payoff.

# hacking - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Almost all of the women on Ashley Madison are fake, according to new data
# Ashley Madison
From The Daily Edge
# Ashley Madison

Almost all of the women on Ashley Madison are fake, according to new data

Aug 27th 2015, 8:17 AM 4,303 Views 5 Comments

Gizmodo writer Annalee Newlitz says the company faked female profiles to lure men in.

# hacking - Friday 21 August, 2015

Oireachtas, Garda and Defence Forces emails appear on Ashley Madison database
# Hacked
# Hacked

Oireachtas, Garda and Defence Forces emails appear on Ashley Madison database

Aug 21st 2015, 1:44 PM 80,880 Views 117 Comments

A search of the hacked databases found 17 email addresses linked to government departments and state agencies.

# hacking - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Two radio hosts have outed a husband's Ashley Madison account live on air
# Open Secret
# Open Secret

Two radio hosts have outed a husband's Ashley Madison account live on air

Aug 20th 2015, 12:17 PM 57,339 Views 46 Comments

The FBI have launched an investigation into the infidelity site hack.

# hacking - Sunday 16 August, 2015

How a group of hackers and traders made $100 million - using press releases
# The Wolves Of Wall Street
# The Wolves Of Wall Street

How a group of hackers and traders made $100 million - using press releases

Aug 16th 2015, 9:00 PM 26,869 Views 26 Comments

The story of “one of the most intricate and sophisticated trading rings” in history.

# hacking - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Millions of customers could be affected by Carphone Warehouse cyber attack
# Hackers
# Hackers

Millions of customers could be affected by Carphone Warehouse cyber attack

Aug 8th 2015, 6:15 PM 22,882 Views 17 Comments

No Irish customers have been affected.

A lone hacker is earning up to €91,000 per month just by sending emails
# Be Careful
# Be Careful

A lone hacker is earning up to €91,000 per month just by sending emails

Aug 8th 2015, 10:00 AM 32,575 Views 36 Comments

And he may not even have great computer skills.

# hacking - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Fancy being a millionaire hacker? It's easier than you might think
# Easy Money
# Easy Money

Fancy being a millionaire hacker? It's easier than you might think

Jul 25th 2015, 7:00 PM 18,900 Views 16 Comments

Learn some code, pick up some Russian… and be ok with living a criminal life. Easy as 1,2,3…

# hacking - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Irish people aren't too worried about affair website getting hacked
# Ashley Madison
# Ashley Madison

Irish people aren't too worried about affair website getting hacked

Jul 21st 2015, 4:08 PM 22,389 Views 10 Comments

“Life is short. Have an affair.”

# hacking - Friday 17 July, 2015

Dublin gym websites targeted by Islamist hacking group
# Hacked
# Hacked

Dublin gym websites targeted by Islamist hacking group

Jul 17th 2015, 11:11 PM 59,683 Views 61 Comments

The leisure centres are working to remove the messages and gruesome content.

# hacking - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Leaked emails show Irish Defence Forces held talks with controversial hacking company
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

Leaked emails show Irish Defence Forces held talks with controversial hacking company

Jul 9th 2015, 11:10 PM 30,836 Views 31 Comments

Hacking Team sells viruses to repressive governments, but the Defence Forces say they never bought anything.

# hacking - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Paul Gascoigne has won €264,000 in damages for having his phone hacked
# Gazza
# Gazza

Paul Gascoigne has won €264,000 in damages for having his phone hacked

May 21st 2015, 1:26 PM 16,517 Views 42 Comments

The troubled former footballer, along with numerous other celebrities, has received a settlement from Mirror Group Newspapers.

# hacking - Sunday 19 April, 2015

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked
# Cybercrime
# Cybercrime

The Government is thinking up new ways to stop you from being hacked

Apr 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 7,029 Views 20 Comments

Experts say the public needs protection against ‘petty’ cybercrimes.

# hacking - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Ex-policeman who leaked Milly Dowler information to The Sun has been jailed
# Op Elveden
# Op Elveden

Ex-policeman who leaked Milly Dowler information to The Sun has been jailed

Apr 1st 2015, 3:53 PM 17,168 Views 8 Comments

Simon Quinn, 43, will serve 18 months in prison.

# hacking - Monday 30 March, 2015

Second blogger 'brutally hacked to death' in Bangladesh
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

Second blogger 'brutally hacked to death' in Bangladesh

Mar 30th 2015, 8:36 PM 18,472 Views 26 Comments

He had criticised fundamentalist Islamic views.

# hacking - Sunday 29 March, 2015

This is how you make sure everything you have online stays safe
# Unhackable
# Unhackable

This is how you make sure everything you have online stays safe

Mar 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 21,890 Views 5 Comments

Or at the very least, make it very difficult to be compromised.

# hacking - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?

Mar 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 11,943 Views 12 Comments

Clue: it’s not what’s happening in the picture.

# hacking - Saturday 14 March, 2015

BBC's website went down and an old childhood nemesis freaked everyone out
# Creepy Clown
# Creepy Clown

BBC's website went down and an old childhood nemesis freaked everyone out

Mar 14th 2015, 2:51 PM 20,004 Views 10 Comments

That old test card made a terrifying reappearance.

# hacking - Monday 2 March, 2015

Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'
# Rehired
# Rehired

Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:35 AM 15,286 Views 35 Comments

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was acquitted on hacking charges last year.

# hacking - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Taylor Swift responds to Lizard Squad's hacking attempt in perfect fashion
# Hacked
From The Daily Edge
# Hacked

Taylor Swift responds to Lizard Squad's hacking attempt in perfect fashion

Jan 27th 2015, 6:26 PM 5,601 Views 4 Comments

The hacking group took over her Twitter and Instagram accounts earlier today.

# hacking - Monday 26 January, 2015

Hackers claiming to support Islamic State have done this to Malaysia Airlines
# Lizard Squad
# Lizard Squad

Hackers claiming to support Islamic State have done this to Malaysia Airlines

Jan 26th 2015, 9:54 AM 18,456 Views 28 Comments

It is the latest attack linked to a group calling itself the Lizard Squad.

# hacking - Friday 16 January, 2015

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks
# Not A Game
# Not A Game

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks

Jan 16th 2015, 3:17 PM 17,152 Views 36 Comments

The 18-year-old was detained as part of a joint effort between police in Britain and the United States.

# hacking - Sunday 4 January, 2015

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions

Jan 4th 2015, 11:35 AM 19,709 Views 61 Comments

North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.

# hacking - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea... Kim Jong Un gave a New Year's Day speech
# North Korea
# North Korea

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea... Kim Jong Un gave a New Year's Day speech

Jan 1st 2015, 1:26 PM 13,529 Views 23 Comments

A summit between the two countries has not been held since 2007.

# hacking - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Sony's Playstation network is up again as the company admits it WAS attacked by hackers
# Let The Games Begin
# Let The Games Begin

Sony's Playstation network is up again as the company admits it WAS attacked by hackers

Dec 28th 2014, 12:05 PM 18,334 Views 41 Comments

No direct link is being made to the cyber attack over ‘The Interview’.

# hacking - Friday 26 December, 2014

Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?
# Kim Kringle
# Kim Kringle

Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?

Dec 26th 2014, 3:08 PM 41,439 Views 51 Comments

A hacking group claimed responsibility for another attack on both the systems.

# hacking - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Sony is now going to release The Interview to "the largest possible audience"
# Pr Money Can't Buy
# Pr Money Can't Buy

Sony is now going to release The Interview to "the largest possible audience"

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:20 PM 32,233 Views 79 Comments

Only 200-300 cinemas are, however, expected to show the film.

# hacking - Sunday 21 December, 2014

US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack
# Hacking
# Hacking

US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack

Dec 21st 2014, 7:40 PM 12,093 Views 40 Comments

President Barack Obama said the hacking incident was not an act of war.

# hacking - Saturday 6 December, 2014

If North Korea did hack Sony, it's a watershed moment in cyber-warfare
# Hermit Kingdom
# Hermit Kingdom

If North Korea did hack Sony, it's a watershed moment in cyber-warfare

Dec 6th 2014, 6:30 PM 13,344 Views 26 Comments

It is reportedly the first to use “a highly destructive class of malicious software that is designed to make computer networks unable to operate” into a company’s computer system in the United States.

# hacking - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Sony hack causes FBI to issue major malware warning
# Caution
# Caution

Sony hack causes FBI to issue major malware warning

Dec 2nd 2014, 10:38 AM 8,047 Views 14 Comments

The five-page warning was issued to US businesses and said that such malware could override all data on hard drives, making it difficult, if not impossible, to recover.

# hacking - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Irish CCTV cameras being streamed on Russian site
# Camera Obscura
# Camera Obscura

Irish CCTV cameras being streamed on Russian site

Nov 20th 2014, 1:40 PM 40,837 Views 48 Comments

There are currently 53 Irish cameras on the website.

# hacking - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Phishing attacks are down, but be careful before Christmas
# Gone Phishing
# Gone Phishing

Phishing attacks are down, but be careful before Christmas

Oct 30th 2014, 10:15 PM 10,596 Views 7 Comments

Phishing is surprisingly lucrative.

Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?
# Threat
# Threat

Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?

Oct 30th 2014, 8:24 AM 8,949 Views 20 Comments

The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.

# hacking - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:41 AM 9,010 Views 4 Comments

There are numerous reports of attacks on iClouds users in China.