Tag: Cyberattack

Tesco Bank under investigation for possibly ignoring warning of potential cyberattack

A probe has been reportedly launched into Tesco Bank, in efforts to determine whether the bank failed to heed warnings of a security flaw in its payment systems, which may have allowed hackers to make away with millions of pounds. Authorities believe that the bank may have failed to act on a warning from Visa, issued out a year ago, according to reports.

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Irish law firms experience near 50pc increase in cyber attacks

There has been a near 50pc increase in the number of cyber attacks reported by Irish law firms in the past year, according to research published today [November 21, 2016]. Three firms out of every ten have been subject to a cyber attack in the past 12 months, while 38pc of the country’s top 20 firms have been the target of an attack.

Read more on Independent.ie