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Cybercrime

# cybercrime - Sunday 10 August, 2014

# cybercrime - 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.

# cybercrime - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

The FBI is having problems hiring hackers who don’t smoke weed

The agency is considering loosening the policy which prevents it from hiring anyone who has smoked marijuana in the previous three years.

# cybercrime - Monday 19 May, 2014

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’.

# cybercrime - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million…but get caught Oceans 9

Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million…but get caught

The gang members carried out a number sophisticated cyber attacks on banks in London

# cybercrime - Saturday 16 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent “ransomware” warning Hacked

UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent “ransomware” warning

The virus locks a users computer until a ransom of nearly €650 has been paid.

# cybercrime - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

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.

# cybercrime - Friday 9 August, 2013

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.

# cybercrime - Monday 31 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Ireland to ratify international convention against cybercrime Cybercrime

Calls for Ireland to ratify international convention against cybercrime

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says ratification would ensure safe and responsible use of the internet in Ireland.

# cybercrime - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# cybercrime - Thursday 5 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# cybercrime - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Teenager released without charge in investigation into LulzSec hacking Arrest

Teenager released without charge in investigation into LulzSec hacking

The 19-year-old had been arrested and held at a station in Dublin as part of a global investigation into computer hacking.

# cybercrime - Thursday 1 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael site hacking Hacking

Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael site hacking

The party’s website was hacked in January, compromising the personal details of around 2,000 people.

# cybercrime - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie New cybercrime fighting centre opens in Dublin Cybercrime

New cybercrime fighting centre opens in Dublin

A new project at UCD will develop systems to train cybercrime police officers around the world. Twenty new jobs are being created as a result.