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# security - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Apple issues emergency security update for all of its users following 'zero-click' hack
# Update Now
# Update Now

Apple issues emergency security update for all of its users following 'zero-click' hack

Sep 14th 2021, 1:16 PM 37,826 Views 16 Comments

The flaw affected all Apple’s operating systems, researchers said.

# security - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Ticketless England fans gain access to Wembley for Euro 2020 final
# Security
From The42
# Security

Ticketless England fans gain access to Wembley for Euro 2020 final

Updated Jul 11th 2021, 9:36 PM 98,164 Views 43 Comments

Wembley officials insisted there had been no breach of stadium security.

# security - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

'Prison security measures should respect human dignity': Review after solicitor says she was told to remove bra
# Security
# Security

'Prison security measures should respect human dignity': Review after solicitor says she was told to remove bra

Jul 7th 2021, 3:23 PM 17,268 Views 21 Comments

The Taoiseach has asked the Justice Minister for a report on the matter.

# security - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back

Mar 16th 2021, 7:50 AM 5,807 Views 6 Comments

Fencing and National Guard members have been used to protect the building since the 6 January riots.

# security - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Premier League agrees €277m rescue package to help Football League clubs in danger of going bust
# Financial Aid
From The42
# Financial Aid

Premier League agrees €277m rescue package to help Football League clubs in danger of going bust

Dec 3rd 2020, 2:57 PM 2,864 Views 2 Comments

The news follows months of negotiations between the two governing bodies.

# security - Sunday 18 October, 2020

China passes new law restricting sensitive exports
# Beijing
# Beijing

China passes new law restricting sensitive exports

Oct 18th 2020, 3:49 PM 36,899 Views 31 Comments

Companies and individuals who breach the new export control law could face criminal charges.

# security - Friday 18 September, 2020

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons
# China
# China

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Sep 18th 2020, 2:37 PM 21,452 Views 30 Comments

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

# security - Sunday 28 June, 2020

China begins reviewing controversial Hong Kong national security Bill
# China
# China

China begins reviewing controversial Hong Kong national security Bill

Jun 28th 2020, 1:45 PM 10,924 Views 13 Comments

China has said it is determined to enact the law and its passage is expected by Tuesday.

# security - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Simon Harris: We need more measures to 'toughen up' on self-isolation for people entering country
# Regulation
# Regulation

Simon Harris: We need more measures to 'toughen up' on self-isolation for people entering country

May 12th 2020, 11:18 AM 26,413 Views 55 Comments

The minister said he would like this requirement backed up by the law.

# security - Monday 24 February, 2020

Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text scam
# Warning
# Warning

Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text scam

Feb 24th 2020, 8:31 PM 59,109 Views 17 Comments

It comes after a number of customers received a text telling them to reactivate their online banking.

# security - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'

Dec 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 26,839 Views 34 Comments

In one case, an eight-year-old girl had beer contents splashed on her.

# security - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

'A volatile and dangerous situation': Passengers file complaints about security staff on the Luas
# Complaints
# Complaints

'A volatile and dangerous situation': Passengers file complaints about security staff on the Luas

Dec 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 67,943 Views 44 Comments

Earlier this year, footage emerged of altercations involving passengers and Luas security staff.

# security - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says

Nov 30th 2019, 5:28 PM 30,487 Views 93 Comments

Smith is expected to arrive back in Ireland this weekend.

# security - Friday 29 November, 2019

Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend
# Turkey
# Turkey

Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend

Nov 29th 2019, 7:55 PM 23,523 Views 14 Comments

Depending on how quickly her case is processed by Turkish officials, she could land back in Ireland as soon as tomorrow.

# security - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith's story will continue to divide and provoke Irish public opinion - and rightly so'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith's story will continue to divide and provoke Irish public opinion - and rightly so'

Nov 5th 2019, 7:00 AM 24,102 Views 54 Comments

Security expert Tom Clonan outlines what could happen with Lisa Smith’s return to Ireland.

# security - Friday 16 August, 2019

Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text messaging scam
# BOI
# BOI

Bank of Ireland warns customers over fraudulent text messaging scam

Aug 16th 2019, 8:14 PM 28,585 Views 15 Comments

The bank warned that it will “never text a customer asking them to update or provide their online banking information”.

# security - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train
# Racism
# Racism

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train

Jun 11th 2019, 10:10 PM 33,188 Views 65 Comments

Prasun Bhattacharjee spoke to RTÉ’s Liveline yesterday about the incident.

# security - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers
# Safety
# Safety

Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers

Jun 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 19,446 Views 19 Comments

The Bar Council is calling for an increased garda presence at courts and for screening facilities to be installed at all courthouses.

# security - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Opinion: Defence Forces personnel are the lowest paid workers in the public service
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Defence Forces personnel are the lowest paid workers in the public service

Jun 1st 2019, 7:30 AM 35,096 Views 95 Comments

Oglaigh na h’Eireann is reaching a tipping point, a point of no return, in terms of recruitment, retention and falling numbers, writes Tom Clonan.

# security - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'Soldiers are living on the breadline': More than 3,000 quit Defence Forces in four years
# Security
# Security

'Soldiers are living on the breadline': More than 3,000 quit Defence Forces in four years

May 30th 2019, 12:07 PM 22,932 Views 55 Comments

Raco is calling for the introduction of an independent pay review body to help address the staff retention crisis.

# security - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Explainer: Why a former British minister is 'swearing on his children's lives' over latest scandal
# Leaking
# Leaking

Explainer: Why a former British minister is 'swearing on his children's lives' over latest scandal

May 2nd 2019, 11:36 AM 27,016 Views 32 Comments

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired over the latest scandal to rock the British government.

Tom Clonan: Compared with other EU countries, Ireland has a high rate of gun violence - so why is our government so complacent?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Compared with other EU countries, Ireland has a high rate of gun violence - so why is our government so complacent?

May 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 30,582 Views 41 Comments

Gardai responding to armed incidents are usually unarmed and untrained in firearms.

# security - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes
# Home Security
# Home Security

Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes

Apr 21st 2019, 8:00 AM 13,741 Views 69 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he has not added any extra security after protests at his home.

# security - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'
# Column
# Column

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'

Apr 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 26,434 Views 119 Comments

“While Smith was living with IS during 2016, 135 European citizens were slaughtered in 10 separate attacks that year,” security expert Tom Clonan writes.

# security - Monday 8 April, 2019

Explainer: Why has a minor accident involving the Garda Commissioner attracted controversy?
# Garda Scandal
# Garda Scandal

Explainer: Why has a minor accident involving the Garda Commissioner attracted controversy?

Apr 8th 2019, 5:45 PM 48,099 Views 77 Comments

Details of the accident at Garda headquarters emerged over the weekend.

# security - Thursday 21 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 21st 2019, 5:28 PM 15,449 Views 31 Comments

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

# security - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Tom Clonan: Who is responsible for the incendiary devices posted from Dublin to London this week?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Who is responsible for the incendiary devices posted from Dublin to London this week?

Mar 6th 2019, 6:30 PM 22,757 Views 25 Comments

This is precisely the same type of incendiary device used by a dissident republican group in recent years but it could also be a lone wolf, writes Tom Clonan.

# security - Saturday 12 January, 2019

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on
# BTYSTE
# BTYSTE

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

Jan 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,871 Views 6 Comments

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

# security - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Dublin Airport fined €600,000 over security queue delays
# MISSED TARGETS
# MISSED TARGETS

Dublin Airport fined €600,000 over security queue delays

Jan 10th 2019, 10:18 AM 91,600 Views 82 Comments

There were four breaches of the maximum security queue time target in 2018.

# security - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Delayed rollout of local CCTV cameras across the country criticised
# Security
# Security

Delayed rollout of local CCTV cameras across the country criticised

Jan 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,710 Views 13 Comments

Only 20 local CCTV schemes have received government funding despite €1 million being available.

# security - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents
# Security
# Security

Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents

Dec 23rd 2018, 3:22 PM 25,756 Views 91 Comments

KBC Ireland said it is taking additional measures to ensure the safety of its staff.

# security - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction

Dec 18th 2018, 3:15 PM 93,922 Views 246 Comments

Leo Varadkar claimed that “when it comes to law and order” and the Sinn Féin party, “It doesn’t take very long for your balaclava to slip.”

# security - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Gardaí on alert as Kinahan target released from prison
# Security
# Security

Gardaí on alert as Kinahan target released from prison

Dec 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 73,872 Views 37 Comments

The man is expected to leave the jurisdiction in the coming weeks.

# security - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips
# Foreshadow
# Foreshadow

Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips

Aug 15th 2018, 6:57 AM 11,216 Views 5 Comments

The flaw could let hackers pry information from supposedly secure virtual vaults in Intel chips.

# security - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Ireland and US agree to share travel information of convicted child sex offenders
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Ireland and US agree to share travel information of convicted child sex offenders

Jul 5th 2018, 8:29 PM 7,974 Views 11 Comments

The Cabinet approved the sharing of travel information of child sex offenders from the US to Ireland and vice versa.

# security - Friday 29 June, 2018

Russian media enjoying 'told you so' moment with conspicuous absence of hooliganism
# World Cup
From The42
# World Cup

Russian media enjoying 'told you so' moment with conspicuous absence of hooliganism

Jun 29th 2018, 4:00 PM 9,063 Views 9 Comments

The FSB reportedly issued an ultimatum to hooligan ring-leaders before the tournament.

# security - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach
# Security
# Security

Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach

Jun 27th 2018, 10:23 PM 23,356 Views 27 Comments

People who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets between February and 23 June 2018 could be at risk.

# security - Friday 22 June, 2018

Irish Rail to bump up security on north Dublin Dart line after reports of anti-social behaviour
# Clamping Down
# Clamping Down

Irish Rail to bump up security on north Dublin Dart line after reports of anti-social behaviour

Jun 22nd 2018, 11:13 AM 20,680 Views 38 Comments

Incidents of intimidating and threatening behaviour have become commonplace on the northern line in recent weeks.

# security - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Garda crime operations scaled back in west Dublin in bid to save funds for Pope visit
# Overtime Stopped
# Overtime Stopped

Garda crime operations scaled back in west Dublin in bid to save funds for Pope visit

May 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 27,107 Views 161 Comments

There are fears that the cuts will create a more dangerous work environment for officers.

# security - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'Ireland needs to invest in its neutral status - is expelling a Russian diplomat the best way?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Ireland needs to invest in its neutral status - is expelling a Russian diplomat the best way?'

Mar 27th 2018, 8:30 PM 19,580 Views 227 Comments

Security expert Tom Clonan raises concerns about Ireland’s security and intelligence capacity and the strategic importance of our neutrality.

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