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#Phishing

# phishing - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

# phishing - 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…

# phishing - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

‘iCloud was not breached’: Apple responds to celebrity nude picture hack

The company says it was a targeted attack and does not represent a wider risk.

# phishing - Monday 12 May, 2014

How many small businesses have been victims of crime?

Small Firms Association says the cost and rate of crime against business is on the rise.

# phishing - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Scammers are going ‘phishing’ for Revenue customer details Delete Delete Delete

Scammers are going ‘phishing’ for Revenue customer details

Fake emails headed “Notice of Tax Return. Client No.” are being sent from accounts purporting to be from the Revenue Commissioners.

# phishing - Monday 16 September, 2013

Concern over use of garda logo in online fraud

An IT support company has said that there has been a surge in scams using the logo over the last year.

# phishing - Saturday 17 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about the Irish people in Cairo, Michael Dwyer, and Scotland Yard looking at the death of Princess Diana (again).

From TheJournal.ie As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year Phishing

As many as 300 people have lost money due to phishing email scams this year

Gardaí have issued a fresh warning about phishing emails.

# phishing - 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.

# phishing - Friday 26 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Warning over increase in ‘phishing’ emails seeking PTSB account details Scam

Warning over increase in ‘phishing’ emails seeking PTSB account details

Email users are being bombarded with scam emails asking for account details and mobile phone numbers.

# phishing - Monday 1 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Consumer agency urges vigilance against scams Scams

Consumer agency urges vigilance against scams

The National Consumer Agency has said it received 835 scam-related queries in the last 12 months, most related to ‘PC phishing’

# phishing - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Revenue warns internet users over fake email ‘tax refund’ scam Warning

Revenue warns internet users over fake email ‘tax refund’ scam

If you get an email offering you a €278 tax refund, steer clear – sadly, it’s too good to be true.

# phishing - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Crime costs for small businesses increasing – survey Crime

Crime costs for small businesses increasing – survey

Reported crimes – in all forms – have increased over the past two years despite over €2 billion being spent on security measures.

# phishing - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Tech giants join forces to end phishing emails

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and PayPal are among the companies which have started a tough new approach to stopping scam emails.

# phishing - Sunday 7 August, 2011

This call may be recorded… Hackers targeting smartphones, warn experts

Hackers are turning to smartphones to access personal information, with Android devices said to be especially vulnerable.

# phishing - Thursday 2 June, 2011

China refutes Google’s claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan

Chinese state media says Google “arbitrarily pointing the finger at China” for a second time, after the internet company warned users it had detected a Gmail account hacking scame.

Google uncovers Gmail security attack aimed at tricking users into sharing passwords

Internet company says personal Gmail accounts belonging to US government officials, journalists and Chinese political activists are among the hundreds affected.

# phishing - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Ryanair warns of ‘car promo’ email scam

The budget airline warns of an email scam advising people to pay for the delivery of a car “won” in a scratchcard competition.