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Cyberattackers seek  soft targets with the ability to pay, and they are looking to get in through vulnerabilities people have known about for years

Cybercrime is on the rise, and not just because of new vulnerabilities created by the Covid-19 pandemic and the widespread shift to remote working. Th(...)

John McAfee pictured in 2015. The outlandish security software pioneer who tried to live life as a hedonistic outsider while running from a host of legal troubles, was found dead in his jail cell near Barcelona , Spain, on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Photograph: Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP

John David McAfee, the founder of the antivirus software maker bearing his name, died in a prison in Spain on Wednesday, after a Spanish court said th(...)

‘If the criminals are attacking targets in the West, Putin is not going to stop them.’ Photograph: iStock

Cybersecurity officials are monitoring the dark web for evidence of data from the HSE ransomware attack being dumped online. It is believed cybercrim(...)

City Gate Park occupies a pivotal position next to Cork’s South Ring Road network

Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM) has retained agent Cushman & Wakefield to secure an occupier for 50,000sq ft of Grade A office space at City(...)

School type: All-girls, voluntary secondary, Catholic ethos Principal: Maighréad Finn (acting) Medium of instruction: English Subject options: Fren(...)

John McAfee, founder of the eponymous anti-virus company, was arrested at Barcelona airport, according to police sources. Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP via Getty

John McAfee, an anti-virus software creator indicted for fraud in the United States, was in jail on Tuesday pending extradition procedures after being(...)


Newry-headquartered technology company First Derivatives has appointed its chairman Seamus Keating as chief executive with immediate effect. Mr Keat(...)

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack: searches for her name land on links to more malicious websites and viruses than any other celebrity, according to cybersecurity firm McAfee. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

Many Irish TV viewers will be familiar with Caroline Flack in her role as presenter of the popular Love Island reality show. But Flack has recently ea(...)

“We’ve seen a significant shift in thinking on cybersecurity over the last few years, with organisations prepared to ‘hand over the keys’ to the AI and allowing it to make the critical decisions and take action where necessary.” Photograph: Getty Images

Artificial intelligence (AI) is going to be used increasingly both to initiate and defend against cybersecurity attacks. That is according to Emily Or(...)

Company victims of a DDoS attack think a competitor was more likely to have been the perpetrator than a standard cyber criminal. Photograph: Getty Images

Unless you spend a lot of time playing poker on your computer, you have probably never heard of Phil Nagy. But Mr Nagy, who runs an outfit called the (...)

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