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#Hacking

# hacking - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From Business ETC Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users Careful Now

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users

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

# hacking - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From Business ETC Now you can use an actual, physical USB key to log in to Gmail The Lockout

# hacking - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From Business ETC Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO Spying

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

From Business ETC Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks BadUSB

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

From TheJournal.ie Tory MP claims entrapment over Sunday Mirror sexting sting Sophie

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.

# hacking - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British newspaper group admits liability in four cases of phone hacking Admission

British newspaper group admits liability in four cases of phone hacking

In a statement, the company said it has apologised to the people involved and as agreed to pay compensation.

# hacking - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Rihanna and Kim Kardashian’ among victims of second massive nude photo hack Privacy

‘Rihanna and Kim Kardashian’ among victims of second massive nude photo hack

A second wave of nude photos, apparently of female celebrities, have been posted online.

# hacking - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them Online Security

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

From The Daily Edge CNN is very confused about this hacking business, thinks 4Chan is a person Who Is 4chan

# hacking - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Had a Paddy Power account in 2010? You need to read this Hacking

Had a Paddy Power account in 2010? You need to read this

The company has alerted An Garda Síochána and the Data Protection Commissioner’s office about the incident.

# 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 15 January, 2014

From Business ETC NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers Surveillance

NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers

The technology has been used to monitor the Chinese Army, Mexican police and drug cartels, and trade institutions inside the European Union.

# 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.

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