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# hacking - Monday 19 October, 2015

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

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

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

# hacking - Thursday 27 August, 2015

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

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

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

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

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 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

No Irish customers have been affected.

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

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

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

“Life is short. Have an affair.”

# hacking - Friday 17 July, 2015

Dublin gym websites targeted by Islamist hacking group

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

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

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

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

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

# hacking - Monday 30 March, 2015

Second blogger 'brutally hacked to death' in Bangladesh

He had criticised fundamentalist Islamic views.

# hacking - Sunday 29 March, 2015

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

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

# hacking - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?

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

That old test card made a terrifying reappearance.

# hacking - Monday 2 March, 2015

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

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

# hacking - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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"

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

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

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

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

There are currently 53 Irish cameras on the website.

# hacking - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Phishing attacks are down, but be careful before Christmas

Phishing is surprisingly lucrative.

Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?

The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.

# hacking - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users

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

# hacking - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Now you can use an actual, physical USB key to log in to Gmail

Introducing: Security Key

# hacking - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO

The flaw, dubbed ‘Sandworm’, allowed spies to gain access to computers using all versions of Windows for PCs and servers during the past five years.

# hacking - Friday 3 October, 2014

Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks

Even completely deleting the contents of a USB stick wouldn’t get rid of the dangerous code.

# hacking - Monday 29 September, 2014

Tory MP claims entrapment over Sunday Mirror sexting sting

Mark Pritchard claims he was contacted by the paper for the story which took down a UK Minister.