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#Security Breach

# security-breach - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

WhatsApp has identified a 'serious security vulnerability' - Here's what you need to know

The company has officially notified the Data Protection Commission about the breach.

# security-breach - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords

It said the passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers.

# security-breach - Monday 18 March, 2019

82-year-old ex-US marine remanded in jail over alleged security breach at Shannon Airport

Judge Keane said that the two are facing “very serious charges”.

# security-breach - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Two 'former US soldiers' arrested after breaching security perimeter at Shannon Airport

The pair didn’t reach the aircraft, which was parked at a terminal at the time.

# security-breach - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

PSNI launches investigation after private image of female officer shared online

It is not yet clear how the image ended up on social media websites.

# security-breach - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Man arrested after climbing over fence at Buckingham Palace 'had been drinking'

Police said the 22-year-old did not gain access to the palace.

# security-breach - Friday 20 May, 2016

Man who scaled Buckingham Palace walls was a convicted murderer

Dennis Hennessy was out on licence when he breached the palace walls on Wednesday.

# security-breach - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Man arrested after scaling wall at Buckingham Palace

He managed to stay on the grounds for seven minutes before being arrested.

# security-breach - Monday 21 September, 2015

U2 gig to go ahead tomorrow after 'security threat' forces evacuation of Stockholm show

The band confirmed that their gig last night was cancelled because of a “security threat”.

# security-breach - Monday 25 May, 2015

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Security increased in 'nervy' Paris after fan invades court for selfie with Federer

The 17-time Grand Slam winner was left unimpressed by the incident.

# security-breach - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

The Secret Service want to build a mock-up of the White House

It said it would help them train better for security breaches.

# security-breach - Monday 27 October, 2014

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Someone shoved David Cameron while he visited Leeds today

The British prime minister was unharmed in the incident.

# security-breach - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Spotify suffers security breach, but only one user was affected

Spotify’s CTO has issued a statement saying it will require all users to re-enter their username and password into the app as well as requiring Android users to upgrade.

# security-breach - Thursday 1 May, 2014 email user? Change your password after an attempted hacking of the service

As soon as the company realised there had been an intrusion, it restricted access to eliminate a threat.

# security-breach - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

20 million South Koreans affected by country's largest-ever data theft

More than 1.15 million people have canceled or requested new credit cards after financial regulators announced the data theft.

# security-breach - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# security-breach - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Column: Bradley Manning broke the law, but he placed more value on morality than legality

Watching ‘Collateral Damage’ – footage that shows US military opening fire on men and children in Baghdad – one can see why Manning wanted the American people to see what was happening in their name, writes Neil Walsh.

# security-breach - Sunday 10 June, 2012

LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack

An FBI investigation is now under way after almost 6.5million passwords were breached last week.

# security-breach - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Secondary school students call for increased security after Leaving Cert breach

CDs for the Leaving Cert Irish exam were inadvertently played at some Junior Cert exam papers yesterday. The Department of Education says an investigation is underway.

# security-breach - Friday 17 February, 2012

Student sentenced to eight months over Facebook hacking

Prosecutors accused the 26-year-old of taking invaluable intellectual property from the social network.

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…

# security-breach - Sunday 26 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

In your 9 at 9: Minister in sack threat; the universal social charge is here to stay; the end of LulzSec; the senator and the passport row; and the world’s ugliest dog.

# security-breach - Friday 3 June, 2011

Sony investigates claim of another security breach

Hackers have claimed that they have hit Sony for a second time – taking over one million passwords, emails, and other user information – by accessing unencrypted data stored by the corporation.

# security-breach - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Sony defends reaction to security breach

Sony boss says the electronics giant acted quickly in notifying customers after a cyber attack affecting almost 100 million customers.

# security-breach - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

DO YOU KNOW what your iPhones been up to?

Tech site Gizmodo is reporting that Apple iPhones are vulnerable to an attack that may give hackers complete control of your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. The hack is said to affect the iPad and all devices running the iOS 3.1.2 and higher.

The Press Association is reporting an official security warning  from a German government agency who say the system has”two critical weak points for which no patch exists”

Hackers can gain control of your phone when you click on PDF links in your browser. A font within the PDF causes stack overflow, a technical condition that allows the secret ninja code inside the font to gain complete control of your device. The hack is similar to the hack used to jailbreak an iPhone.

If this is successful, the hacker will have complete access to your phone allowing them to delete files, transmit files, install programs and monitor your actions. A similar problem occurred with TIFF files when the iPhone launched but the bug was later fixed. Up to 100m devices could be affected.

Gizmodo says the safest way to avoid the hack is by not downloading PDF files from untrusted sources.

Only a few months ago Apple suffered a security breach with the iPad and an antenna problem with the iPhone 4, while there are also problems with the iPad overheating.

# security-breach - Thursday 29 July, 2010