Toy firm breach affects hundreds of thousands of children

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Toy firm breach affects hundreds of thousands of children-->

Toy firm breach affects hundreds of thousands of children

Toy firm breach affects hundreds of thousands of children Toy firm VTech has acknowledged a breach of its systems, including 4.8 million customer records and over 227,000 children’s records. Critically, the data in this breach made it possible to link photographs of children with their home addresses. An individual claiming responsibility for the attack contacted […]

1 in 3 Irish law firms have experienced cyber attacks-->

1 in 3 Irish law firms have experienced cyber attacks

A survey of Irish law firms has reported critical issues in dealing with cybersecurity. The Smith & Williamson survey of Irish law firms reported that one in five firms have experienced a cyber attack in the last year, rising to one in three of the country’s top 20 firms. The wide-ranging annual survey also found […]

IRISSCON: Major annual rise in reported cybersecurity incidents-->

IRISSCON: Major annual rise in reported cybersecurity incidents

The Irish Reporting and Information Security Service annual conference IRISSCon took place yesterday, November 19th, at the D4Berkley Court Hotel, in Ballsbridge Dublin. Director of the IRISS Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Brian Honan,  reported a four-fold increase in cybersecurity incidents – from just 6,534 in 2014 to 26,137 in 2015. Now in its seventh […]

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