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Hacking

# hacking - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange loses bid to scrap arrest warrant, is told to be ‘man enough’ to face sex charges Assault

Julian Assange loses bid to scrap arrest warrant, is told to be ‘man enough’ to face sex charges

Assange has been holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London for more than two years

# hacking - Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron’s former aide sentenced to 18 months in prison Hacking

David Cameron’s former aide sentenced to 18 months in prison

Coulson had been found guilty of phone hacking.

# hacking - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Phone hacking jury dismissed after failing to reach a verdict on extra charges Read All About It

Phone hacking jury dismissed after failing to reach a verdict on extra charges

Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick, who oversaw the investigation, said it was not “an attack on press freedom”.

# hacking - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps Fail

Explainer: How Tweetdeck made a balls of things in 12 easy steps

It wasn’t hacked. And you don’t need to change your password.

# hacking - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hacker-turned-informer spared more prison time Anonymous

Hacker-turned-informer spared more prison time

Hector Xavier Monsegur, known as Sabu, taught the US government about the inner workings of hacking collectives like Anonymous.

# hacking - Monday 19 May, 2014

From Business ETC Police and FBI arrest 100 hackers over BlackShades malware case Hacking

Police and FBI arrest 100 hackers over BlackShades malware case

Those who bought BlackShades could use it to secretly take control of a user’s webcam or computer, and hold them to ransom.

From TheJournal.ie Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers Phone-y War

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers

The FBI’s Bob Anderson Jr., described the charges as ‘the new normal’.

# hacking - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie News of the World hacked Kate Middleton’s phone 155 times, trial is told Phone Hacking

News of the World hacked Kate Middleton’s phone 155 times, trial is told

Former royal editor Clive Goodman illegally listened to the messages of Kate and Princes William and Harry, the court was told.

# hacking - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Eircom.net email user? Change your password after an attempted hacking of the service Security Breach

Eircom.net email user? Change your password after an attempted hacking of the service

As soon as the company realised there had been an intrusion, it restricted access to eliminate a threat.

# hacking - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From Business ETC The rate of cybercrime is on the rise, with some firms losing nearly €4 million because of it Cyber Crime

The rate of cybercrime is on the rise, with some firms losing nearly €4 million because of it

The study from PWC found that cybercrime in Ireland has risen from 24 per cent to 45 per cent since 2011.

# hacking - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From Business ETC Looking for a place to store your bitcoins safely? Two Irish companies are offering just that Cold Storage

Looking for a place to store your bitcoins safely? Two Irish companies are offering just that

Both BitVendo and Merrion Vaults are allowing bitcoin owners to store the crypto-currency through cold storage, a service which stores them offline and protects them from security breaches.

# hacking - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Princess Diana leaked a royal phone book to the News of the World Heard In Court

Princess Diana leaked a royal phone book to the News of the World

The claim was made by the paper’s former royal editor.

# hacking - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From Business ETC Bitcoin bank forced to shut down after all of its coins were stolen Hack Attack

Bitcoin bank forced to shut down after all of its coins were stolen

A lack of resources has forced Flexcoin to shut down after 896 bitcoin, worth €446,000, were stolen by hackers on Sunday.

# hacking - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From Business ETC Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images

In one six-month period in 2008, the British spy agency collected webcam imagery from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts around the world.

From Business ETC Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi Infection

Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi

The virus, named Chameleon, searches for weaknesses within WiFi networks and infects them before automatically seeking other vulnerable access points.

# hacking - Monday 24 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? ‘No comment, but…’ BUGGING

Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? ‘No comment, but…’

… US spy agencies would continue to “gather information about the intentions of governments”.

# hacking - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Brooks cleared on charge of paying for photo of Prince William in a bikini No Strings

Brooks cleared on charge of paying for photo of Prince William in a bikini

The photo was taken at a 007-themed party that the prince was attending with Kate Middleton in 2006.

# hacking - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “I don’t know what ‘anomalies’ are” — Howlin on GSOC findings BUGGING

“I don’t know what ‘anomalies’ are” — Howlin on GSOC findings

Ministers are being briefed by Alan Shatter this morning, following his meeting yesterday with the Garda Ombudsman Commission.

# hacking - Monday 10 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Shatter calls in Garda Ombudsman as “full report” sought on phone bugging Hacking

Shatter calls in Garda Ombudsman as “full report” sought on phone bugging

The meeting follows reports that a surveillance operation was used to hack into the police watchdog’s emails, wi-fi and phone systems.

# hacking - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shatter urged to comment on report of bugging at Garda Ombudsman office Eavesdropping

Shatter urged to comment on report of bugging at Garda Ombudsman office

A report today claimed emails, wi-fi and phone systems were hacked and a phone in a conference room at the building was bugged.

# hacking - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie I hacked Daniel Craig’s phone, says journalist News Of The World

I hacked Daniel Craig’s phone, says journalist

A former News of the World journalist said he used phone hacking to find out about an affair between Daniel Craig and Sienna Miller.

# hacking - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

# hacking - Monday 20 January, 2014

From Business ETC ’123456′ tops list of worst passwords of 2013 Security

’123456′ tops list of worst passwords of 2013

Other gems included “abc123,” “qwerty,” “iloveyou,” and “password.”

# hacking - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Users of public wi-fi may have had personal details stolen Hacking

Users of public wi-fi may have had personal details stolen

If you use public wi-fi systems, you should read this.

# hacking - Friday 1 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Former NOTW editor Andy Coulsen told journalist ‘do his phone’, court hears Phone Hacking Trial

Former NOTW editor Andy Coulsen told journalist ‘do his phone’, court hears

Coulson, who later became Prime Minister David Cameron’s media chief, denies conspiring to illegally access celebrities’ voicemail messages in a scandal that forced tycoon Rupert Murdoch to shut the paper in 2011.

# hacking - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Court hears Brooks and Coulson had six-year affair News Of The World

Court hears Brooks and Coulson had six-year affair

Brooks’ affair with Coulson was revealed in a love letter dated February 2004 that was found on her computer, the court heard today.

# hacking - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UK newspapers go to court to block press regulation system Press Regulation

UK newspapers go to court to block press regulation system

The publishers are seeking an injunction over a new charter drawn up by Britain’s three main political parties after their proposals for a self-regulation were rejected.

From Business ETC Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared Cybercrime

Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared

An attack by hackers had been initially estimated to affect three million customers but it is now believe 38 million accounts have been compromised.

# hacking - Monday 28 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Former News Of The World editors go on trial for phone hacking Phone Hacking

Former News Of The World editors go on trial for phone hacking

With phone hacking trials beginning in England today, we look at who is on trial, and why.

# hacking - Friday 9 August, 2013

From Business ETC Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime Cyber Crime

Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime

Nearly one in five surveyed companies were victims of hacking in the last year, with the average incident costing up to €30,000 to clean up.

# hacking - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# hacking - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From Business ETC Rupert Murdoch has changed News International’s name… to News UK Hacking

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International’s name… to News UK

The name-change is part of a broader restructuring and splitting of Murdoch’s newspaper and entertainment operations.

# hacking - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ex-prison officer arrested in London media conduct probe Corruption

Ex-prison officer arrested in London media conduct probe

The 39-year-old is being questioned in relation to suspected misconduct in office and corruption.

# hacking - Saturday 13 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The US and China to set up joint cybersecurity working group Cybersecurity

The US and China to set up joint cybersecurity working group

The announcement was made today by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

# hacking - Thursday 4 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack Cyber-exercise

Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack

The Department of Communications has said that existing services and systems will not be impacted by the exercise.

# hacking - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron under pressure over press regulation Leveson

David Cameron under pressure over press regulation

Talks in the UK on Leveson proposals have broken down so the Prime Minister has decided to hold a vote on his Royal Charter solution in parliament on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Sunday Mirror journalists arrested on suspicion of hacking Operation Weeting

Sunday Mirror journalists arrested on suspicion of hacking

Scotland Yard says it has arrested three men and a woman.

# hacking - Friday 22 February, 2013

From Business ETC Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest users Hacked

Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest users

Some contact information for users was compromised when hackers attacked the customer support service, Zendesk.

# hacking - Saturday 16 February, 2013

From Business ETC Facebook network hit by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack Facebook

Facebook network hit by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack

The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

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