UCC hit by €110,000 attack from cyber gang

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on July 23rd, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Cyber criminals mounted a major attack to steal €110,000 from University College Cork (UCC), the Sunday Independent can reveal. The revelation comes as a global cyber attack struck a number of Irish businesses last month …” (more)

[Mark O’Regan, Independent, 23 July]

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Dublin university students targeted in cyber attack

Posted in Governance and administration on August 2nd, 2014 by steve

“Students in one of the country’s largest universities have been warned to change their passwords after a user’s login details were compromised in a ‘cyber attack’ …” (more)

[Sam Griffin, Independent, 2 August]

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Calls for Ireland to ratify international convention against cybercrime

Posted in Legal issues on December 31st, 2012 by steve

“The Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) has called on the government to ratify an international convention against cybercrime, in an effort to ensure the protection of human rights online and to clamp down on online abuse …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 31 December]

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UCD centre to spearhead fight against cyber crime

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on May 31st, 2011 by steve

“Justice Minister Alan Shatter has announced details of Ireland’s involvement in an international plan to tackle cyber crime. The €4m EU strategy, called ‘2Centre’ is part of the European Commission’s plan to safeguard governments, businesses and citizens. It will see a centre of excellence established at University College Dublin …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 31 May]

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