Garda IT systems to be reassessed following attack this week

Malware was used on the systems this Thursday in order to hack in

Garda IT systems to be reassessed following attack this week

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An investigation's been launched into an attempted breach of the Gardaí's IT systems.

A zero day malware threat was identified last Thursday on one of the force's facilities.

In a statement Gardaí say once the attempted breach was identified they enforced standard protocols across all of their systems.

They're moving to reassure members of the public that no data has been accessed.

Cyber Security expert Conor Flynn says organisations like the Gardaí tend to have multiple security facilities in place:

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