Breaches

February 12, 2014

Opinion Piece on the Alleged Surveillance of the Offices of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission

I was asked yesterday by the Irish Daily Star newspaper to write what my thoughts were on the recent revelations regarding alleged hacking of the computer network […]
December 4, 2012

Databreach at O2 Ireland

Today the mobile network operator O2 announced that it suffered a security breach. The breach occurred in the summer of 2011 when O2’s IT provider IBM […]
June 17, 2011

Attrition.org Posts a Rebuttal to my Lulzsec Post

Subsequent to publishing my “Lulzsec Ups the Ante” post attrition.org and I had a very interesting discussion on my criticisms of Lulzsec using criminal methods to highlight […]
April 15, 2011

Security Breach at NUI Galway

While on twitter last night I was alerted by @_Aella to a breach at NUI Galway.  According to the information posted on the college’s website they […]
September 11, 2008

Takeaways from Cyber Crime Seminar

So another year passes and the nearest this Mayoman gets to Croke Park in September is the annual Global Security Week conference.  However the quality of […]
August 9, 2008

Criminals Break Into Irish Online Retailer

The Irish Examiner broke the news this morning that an Irish online retailer’s computer security was breached by criminals who managed to compromise an undisclosed number […]
May 24, 2008

Latest Information Security News Roundup

Below is a round up of news stories relating to information security that we have collated from the past few days.  For ease of use we […]
May 10, 2008

Data Protection Commissioner Publishes Annual Report

The Data Protection Commissioner yesterday published his annual report for 2007.  The report is yet another compelling read and shows how our privacy is being gradually eroded […]