News tagged with international monetary fund

Anonymous hacks Argentina data agency

Hacker group Anonymous blocked the official website of Argentina's National Institute of Statistics and Census amid an international stand-off over claims the country has lied about its economy.

Jan 17, 2013
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Greek teen arrested over ministry cyber attack

Greek police said Monday they had arrested an 18-year-old suspected of hacking into the justice ministry's website earlier this month, an attack claimed on behalf of online hackers group Anonymous.

Feb 20, 2012
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Internet name 'revolution' hits doubts

The body that polices Internet registrations will on Thursday launch a domain name "revolution" in the face of the concerns of global bodies ranging from the United Nations to the US Congress.

Jan 10, 2012
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How to pay the real costs of energy use

An old proverb says, "Take what you want and pay for it." That's really the message of a new book, "Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practice," published in July by the International Monetary ...

Sep 09, 2014
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Study reveals economic impact of El Nino

(Phys.org) —El Niño has a significant impact on the world and local economies - and not always for the worst - and countries should plan ahead to mitigate its effects, according to a new Working Paper ...

Jul 14, 2014
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A policy of mass destruction

A new analysis showing how the radical policies advocated by western economists helped to bankrupt Russia and other former Soviet countries after the Cold War has been released by researchers.

Mar 29, 2012
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Irish PayPal expansion to create 1,000 jobs

US online payments giant PayPal is to create 1,000 new jobs in Ireland in a major expansion of its operations in the eurozone member, Prime Minister Enda Kenny said on Tuesday.

Feb 21, 2012
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Data breach put 1.5M numbers at risk

(AP) -- A company that processes credit card transactions said Monday that as many as 1.5 million card numbers were compromised in a data breach early last month.

Apr 02, 2012
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IMF 'may never know' who mounted cyber attack

The International Monetary Fund said Friday it may be impossible to identify who mounted a cyber attack on its computer files in May, after a Bloomberg report suggested it was China.

Jul 23, 2011
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