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#Ransomware

# ransomware - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom? Ransomware This post contains a poll

Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom?

This is the second worldwide cyber attack of this year – so what would you do if it happened to you?

# ransomware - Monday 15 May, 2017

Worldwide ransomware attacks - what we know so far

Over 29,000 institutions have been hit in China.

# ransomware - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Ibec calls for more funding to protect businesses following cyber attack

The call comes after a global ransomware attack on Friday which targeted businesses and state services across the world.

# ransomware - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Suspected case of ransomware detected in Wexford health centre

The NHS in the UK was attacked by hackers yesterday leading to fears the Irish system could be targeted.

No reports of computer virus attacks in Ireland following global hacking

The situation is being monitored currently by the NCSC.

# ransomware - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks

Scientists at the University of Florida developed software that can stop ransomware before it does any serious damage.

# ransomware - Monday 7 March, 2016

Bad news for Apple users as first ever ransomware targeting Macs appears

The vast majority of users are safe but it’s not good news for the platform.

# ransomware - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

If you use WhatsApp on your computer, you should update it as soon as you get the chance Bug

If you use WhatsApp on your computer, you should update it as soon as you get the chance

A security bug in the service could put more than 200 million users at risk.

# ransomware - Monday 7 September, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s another reminder not to download porn apps from unfamiliar sites Common Sense

Here’s another reminder not to download porn apps from unfamiliar sites

Or any apps from unfamiliar sites for that matter (unless you really trust the source).

# ransomware - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: The two sides of bitcoin – is this virtual currency a boon or a threat?

Despite being the darling of the tech frontier, surely we can now see that the red flags being waved around this “currency” are far from virtual, writes Peter Casey.

# ransomware - Saturday 16 November, 2013

UK Cyber-crime unit issues urgent "ransomware" warning

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