February 10, 2014

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? – Security Breach at Garda Ombudman Commission Offices

The Latin phrase “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” is often translated to “Who watches the watchmen?” and is used to challenge calls for blanket surveillance by governments. […]
February 16, 2013

Facebook Breached

Facebook announced this evening that they have been the subject of a security breach impacting laptops used by some of their employees.  According to the Facebook […]
February 11, 2013

Bit9 Security Breach – Lessons Learnt

News broke on Friday evening that the security vendor BIT9 suffered a security breach. BIT9 offers a solution to clients whereby they will whitelist applications to […]
December 19, 2012

Security Breach At the North Pole

Well it had to happen. Reports are coming in of a serious security incident at the North Pole resulting in the loss of Santa’s naughty and […]
June 7, 2012

LinkedIn LeaksOut

Earlier today it emerged that a large database of 6.5 million passwords belonging to users of the popular professional network, LinkedIn, was leaked onto the Internet.  […]
February 17, 2012

Eircom Study Hub Breached

Today Eircom released an announcementwhere they say that the details of up to 8,404 users of its Studyhub service are at risk following a breach of […]
June 16, 2011

Lulzsec Ups The Ante

There have been a string of breaches against various companies claimed by a hacking group called Lulzsec.  They have attacked organisations such as Sony, the US Senate, […]
June 13, 2011

RSA Breach, What You Should Do.

As most of you who read this blog will know by now RSA suffered a significant security breach on their network back in March. Since then […]