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# hse hack

This year
'Is anyone else terrified?': Doctors concerned as GPs are targets of ransomware attacks monthly
One doctor said that trying to avoid getting hit by hackers is like trying to “jay walk down the quays in Dublin”.
Last year
HSE begins notifying 113,000 people whose information was accessed during 2021 cyber-attack
Those who had some of their personal information illegally accessed will be notified by letter over the coming months.
All time
Garda operation targets gang behind HSE cyber attack
A garda spokesman said the operation had “directly prevented” other ransomware attacks across the world.
Defence Forces deployed 'ethical hackers' to fight back against massive HSE cyber attack
The CIS Corps deployed experts trained to think like cyber criminals to tackle the threat.
The CIS Corps deployed experts trained to think like cyber criminals to tackle the threat, Niall O'Connor reports.
Captain Steve Keane is a lead officer in the CIS Corps and spoke about the unit's work on the HSE cyber attack.
Soldiers hunted for the hacker online and also deployed a decryption tool.
Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says
Explainer: What is a decryption tool and why would hackers hand it over without receiving a ransom?
Data stolen in HSE cyber attack downloaded 23 times before being removed, High Court told
The stolen material included sensitive patient information including correspondence, minutes of meetings, and corporate documents, the HSE claims.
UK's cybersecurity chief praises Irish government for not paying HSE hack ransom
Lindy Cameron says that income streams for criminals must be stopped.
HSE hack: Sensitive data from 520 patients leaked online
The HSE became the victim of a major ransomware attack a fortnight ago
HSE on alert after previous threat from cyber criminals to publish hacked data today
It’s already been confirmed that patient data from the hack has appeared on the dark web
Gardaí urging people to contact them if they believe their data was shared online in HSE hack
Gardaí have said they are not certain on the reports that data from the HSE hack is circulating online.
Explainer: What is a decryption tool and why would hackers hand it over without receiving a ransom?
The government has stated “categorically” that no ransom has been paid.
Initial results 'positive' in testing decryption tool to unlock data, Health Minister says
A decryption key was made available yesterday but Donnelly said “no ransom has been paid”.
HSE ransomware attack began on a single computer when an employee clicked on a link
Sources have confirmed an encryption key was provided by the attack launched by the criminal gang last week.
HSE gets access to crucial decryption tool and secures High Court injunction to prevent the sharing of leaked data
An examination is currently being carried out by the National Cyber Security Centre to see if the tool is genuine.
The National Cyber Security Centre are examining the tool to ensure it is genuine
The Government says that they will not pay a ransom to the attackers
HSE CEO Paul Reid agreed with the High Court judge who called the attack "‘heinous" and "cowardly"
Warning as fraudsters see HSE hack as opportunity to scam people with calls and texts
Patient data from HSE hack has appeared on the dark net, Minister confirms
'In an ideal world we'd all get new PPS numbers': Concerns personal data will be sold off on darkweb
Experts are working around the clock to pinpoint exactly who is behind the attack.
Experts believe data like PPS numbers will likely be sold on, Garreth MacNamee and Niall O'Connor report.
The government has repeatedly said it will not pay any ransom demanded by the hackers.
Gardaí believe an Eastern European criminal gang is behind the attack.
Risk patients' medical data affected by HSE ransomware attack 'will be abused', government warns
'Anyone who worked the weekend has aged hugely': Emergency staff under intense pressure amid HSE hack