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Why Ireland is the Third ‘Most Affected’ by ‘Groundbreaking’ Regin Malware

Ireland has hit the Information Security headlines after it was revealed that it is the third most affected country, representing 9% of all cases, of a new backdoor malware discovered by Symantec, which they describe as “groundbreaking and almost peerless“. They’ve named it Backdoor.Regin. Regin is an extremely complex piece of software that can be customized with a […]

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LoyaltyBuild: Brian Honan Explains the Security Issues [Audio]

Information security expert Brian Honan joins Conn Ó Muíneacháin to disccuss the issues surrounding the revelation this week that the full, unencrypted credit card details of 500,000 people have been stolen from LoyaltyBuild in Co. Clare. Brian Honan runs BH Consulting and is a founder of IRISS-CERT, the Irish Reporting and Information Security Service.  IRISS-CERT is a voluntary […]

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