Hack attempt on Garda computers forced shutdown of systems

Irish Mirror reports:

A hacking attempt was made on Garda computer systems this week, it has emerged.

The attack, which happened on Thursday, forced gardai to shut down a number of internal systems in an attempt to prevent sensitive data from being reached.

 

[…]Gardai said they identified a ‘zero day’ or new strain of malware threat on their systems on the day in question.

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