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Since the web entered public consciousness 20 years ago, there has been a lot of talk about its dangers and all the rogues who lie in wait for them(...)

 Hacker attack: everything from your car to your home appliances are vulnerable. Illustration: Getty Images/iStockphoto

In 2013, former US vice president Dick Cheney’s doctors disabled his pacemaker’s wireless capabilities. This was to thwart any possible assassination (...)

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Image of the week: Bowing to the inevitable Toshiba chief executive Hisao Tanaka (second from left) bows with chairman Tadashi Muromachi (right)(...)

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(...)

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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 (...)