# hacking - Saturday 6 December, 2014
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
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
There are currently 53 Irish cameras on the website.
# hacking - Thursday 30 October, 2014
Phishing is surprisingly lucrative.
The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.
# hacking - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
There are numerous reports of attacks on iClouds users in China.
# hacking - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
Introducing: Security Key
# hacking - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
The cloud-storage service issued a statement, saying it wasn’t hacked and that usernames and passwords were stolen from other services.
# hacking - Friday 3 October, 2014
Even completely deleting the contents of a USB stick wouldn’t get rid of the dangerous code.
# hacking - Monday 29 September, 2014
Mark Pritchard claims he was contacted by the paper for the story which took down a UK Minister.
# hacking - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
In a statement, the company said it has apologised to the people involved and as agreed to pay compensation.
# hacking - Monday 22 September, 2014
A second wave of nude photos, apparently of female celebrities, have been posted online.
# hacking - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…
“Who is this 4Chan person?”
# hacking - Thursday 31 July, 2014
The company has alerted An Garda Síochána and the Data Protection Commissioner’s office about the incident.
# hacking - Thursday 17 July, 2014
Assange has been holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London for more than two years
# hacking - Friday 4 July, 2014
Coulson had been found guilty of phone hacking.
# hacking - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick, who oversaw the investigation, said it was not “an attack on press freedom”.
# hacking - Thursday 12 June, 2014
It wasn’t hacked. And you don’t need to change your password.
# hacking - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
Hector Xavier Monsegur, known as Sabu, taught the US government about the inner workings of hacking collectives like Anonymous.
# hacking - Monday 19 May, 2014
Those who bought BlackShades could use it to secretly take control of a user’s webcam or computer, and hold them to ransom.
The FBI’s Bob Anderson Jr., described the charges as ‘the new normal’.
# hacking - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
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
As soon as the company realised there had been an intrusion, it restricted access to eliminate a threat.
# hacking - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
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
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
The claim was made by the paper’s former royal editor.
# hacking - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
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
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.
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
# hacking - Thursday 20 February, 2014
The photo was taken at a 007-themed party that the prince was attending with Kate Middleton in 2006.
# hacking - Tuesday 11 February, 2014
Ministers are being briefed by Alan Shatter this morning, following his meeting yesterday with the Garda Ombudsman Commission.
# hacking - Monday 10 February, 2014
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
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
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
The BSI uncovered the security breach after it ran an analysis of botnets, which can be used to carry out attacks.
# hacking - Monday 20 January, 2014
Other gems included “abc123,” “qwerty,” “iloveyou,” and “password.”