Eir email system suffers suspected attack

By |2016-11-29T09:19:42+00:00November 29th, 2016|Broadband, Email|

Up to 400,000 users affected as service hit with suspected DDOS attack Eir's email customers have been experiencing problems accessing their mail following a suspected Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack by hackers. Ireland's biggest telco has an estimated 400,000 email users, with @eircom.net addresses. The firm noticed an issue last Wednesday and began its mitigation process. A DDOS attack is a malicious attempt to make a server [...]

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Ireland to make access to high-speed broadband a legal right

By |2020-01-27T17:13:50+00:00June 2nd, 2016|Broadband|

Unlike the UK which has stalled at 10Mbps, Communications Minister Denis Naughten TD said that when National Broadband Plan rolls out in 2017 in Ireland, the next step will be a revised USO to make access to a minimum of 30Mbps broadband an β€œenforceable right.” The Minister said that there are plans in place to revise the current 40-year-old universal service obligation (USO) for telephony services across Ireland [...]

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