Since Stuxnet’s exposure in 2010, 20 countries have announced digital warfare programmes

The Stuxnet computer worm temporarily succeeded in its goal of crippling Iran’s controversial uranium enrichment programme but, as the world’s first d(...)

When a cyber security breach hits the news, those most closely involved often have incentive to play up the sophistication of the attack.If hackers ar(...)

Twitter: results out on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Kacper Pempel
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TODAY Results: Exxon Mobil. Indicators: Euro zone Markit manufacturing PMI (Jan); Irish PMI manufacturing (Jan); US ISM manufacturing PMI (Jan) and pe(...)

Against the backdrop of Edward Snowden’s revelations of the UK’s GCHQ mass data-harvesting from cables linking Ireland to Britain and North America, t(...)

Several computers in one Irish company were infected by the Regin software bug, according to Symantec security operations manager Orla Cox

Almost 10 per cent of surveillance incidences relating to the Regin computer spy bug were in Ireland, the fourth-highest of any country in the world, (...)

Just one Irish company has so-far identified an infection of a computer spying bug malware called Regin, Symantec says .

Just one Irish company has so-far identified an infection of a computer spying bug malware called Regin.However the “average consumer is not going to(...)

Developing the Dublin docklands into a maritime tourism destination could deliver 1,200 jobs and €36 million investment, Ciaran Flanagan, chairman of (...)

Ireland has witnessed a sharp increase in detections of ransomware, sophisticated malicious software that literally holds your computer and its conte(...)

Staff at Paddy Power’s  office in Belfield Office Park, Dublin. The bookmaker revealed last month that almost 650,000 customers were affected by a data breach in 2010.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Jason Ferguson said the job was straightforward: buy a gambling company’s client data and flip it to a rival who could use the information to win new (...)

Start-up Soundings

Over the past few months I have written in this column about young Irish companies who have made the move to Silicon Valley to realise their dreams of(...)