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# 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 11,217 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 8,190 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 9,078 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 23,372 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 20,698 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 27,117 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 19,635 Views 227 Comments

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

# security - Friday 16 March, 2018

Trump to oust national security advisor HR McMaster, according to US media reports
# Mcmaster
# Mcmaster

Trump to oust national security advisor HR McMaster, according to US media reports

Mar 16th 2018, 7:14 AM 10,855 Views 35 Comments

Speculation is rife over who will be the next official to go.

# security - Friday 23 February, 2018

Complaint filed to Dublin Airport over claims security damaged a 300-year-old €282k viola
# DAA
# DAA

Complaint filed to Dublin Airport over claims security damaged a 300-year-old €282k viola

Feb 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 33,110 Views 52 Comments

Violist Morgan Goff was travelling through Dublin Airport on 10 February when the alleged incident happened.

# security - Saturday 17 February, 2018

'Terrorists don't care who they kill': Theresa May says Europe must protect citizens
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Terrorists don't care who they kill': Theresa May says Europe must protect citizens

Feb 17th 2018, 10:24 AM 7,691 Views 59 Comments

She called for a “deep and special partnership” to be maintained between the UK and the European Union post-Brexit.

# security - Monday 29 January, 2018

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law
# Privacy
# Privacy

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law

Jan 29th 2018, 10:34 AM 10,625 Views 14 Comments

The social media giant has published its privacy principles for the first time.

# security - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Begging clampdown urged ahead of royal wedding
# Windsor Castle
# Windsor Castle

Begging clampdown urged ahead of royal wedding

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:55 PM 28,851 Views 30 Comments

Simon Dudley, the leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, wrote to the local police chief.

# security - Monday 1 January, 2018

Security man who missed a break-in because he was looking at his mobile phone loses job
# PHONE ADDICTION
# PHONE ADDICTION

Security man who missed a break-in because he was looking at his mobile phone loses job

Jan 1st 2018, 2:20 PM 40,855 Views 34 Comments

At the WRC hearing, the man said ‘his mobile phone was like an extension of his arm’.

# security - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Warning to Irish parents as investigation finds some toys can allow children to talk to strangers
# Connected Toys
# Connected Toys

Warning to Irish parents as investigation finds some toys can allow children to talk to strangers

Nov 14th 2017, 2:26 PM 14,346 Views 11 Comments

The warning comes after UK watchdog Which? investigated a number of toys on the market.

# security - Sunday 12 November, 2017

The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff

Nov 12th 2017, 6:05 AM 17,501 Views 17 Comments

G4S cut workers after moving some operations from Dublin to Belfast.

# security - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'It's getting more complex': Interpol chief warns World Cup and Olympics face 'spectrum of threats'
# Security
From The42
# Security

'It's getting more complex': Interpol chief warns World Cup and Olympics face 'spectrum of threats'

Nov 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 3,617 Views 2 Comments

Jurgen Stock was speaking at a security conference in Doha.

# security - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Heathrow launches probe after USB stick with security info found on London street
# Confidential Details
# Confidential Details

Heathrow launches probe after USB stick with security info found on London street

Oct 29th 2017, 12:48 PM 10,941 Views 7 Comments

The unencrypted device has 174 documents on it.

# security - Saturday 16 September, 2017

166 vacant buildings held by HSE as government plans to penalise those who own empty homes
# Housing
# Housing

166 vacant buildings held by HSE as government plans to penalise those who own empty homes

Sep 16th 2017, 12:05 AM 20,689 Views 43 Comments

The Department of Housing says it doesn’t hold information on properties owned by other government bodies.

# security - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Fine Gael MEP says Ireland needs to re-examine its neutrality ahead of Brexit
# Security
# Security

Fine Gael MEP says Ireland needs to re-examine its neutrality ahead of Brexit

Sep 13th 2017, 5:52 PM 17,741 Views 181 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker has called for the EU to implement plans for a common defence strategy

# security - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'Of course we've changed our plan': There will be heightened security at Electric Picnic this weekend
# Potential Scenarios
# Potential Scenarios

'Of course we've changed our plan': There will be heightened security at Electric Picnic this weekend

Aug 30th 2017, 10:28 AM 17,712 Views 48 Comments

Gardaí said they have a “comprehensive” security plan in place.

# security - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Man who tried to take pipe bomb onto Ryanair flight jailed for 18 years
# Manchester Airport
# Manchester Airport

Man who tried to take pipe bomb onto Ryanair flight jailed for 18 years

Aug 23rd 2017, 8:15 PM 24,555 Views 33 Comments

Prosecutors said he planned to detonate it during a Ryanair flight to Italy.

# security - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say

Aug 13th 2017, 1:00 PM 17,776 Views 2 Comments

Only 14% of people studied were securing their messaging apps properly.

# security - Friday 14 July, 2017

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting
# Security
# Security

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting

Jul 14th 2017, 2:44 PM 7,495 Views 89 Comments

The three attackers, Arab Israelis aged between 19 and 29, were shot dead by police.

# security - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons
# Safety
# Safety

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons

Jun 20th 2017, 2:14 PM 16,144 Views 130 Comments

Organisers of the LGBT festival said they are working with gardaí to ensure “the safety and enjoyment of all attending”.

# security - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Terror attacks dent visitor numbers at London sights
# Security
# Security

Terror attacks dent visitor numbers at London sights

Jun 17th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,259 Views 7 Comments

The company which runs the London Eye and Madame Tussauds and a string of theme parks said it believes London will bounce back.

# security - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Why has the terrorism threat level not been raised here?
# Weakest Link
# Weakest Link

Why has the terrorism threat level not been raised here?

Jun 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 3,328 Views 97 Comments

There are moves afoot that show increased security here and Taoiseach Varadkar needs to further strengthen our hand.

# security - Monday 29 May, 2017

3Arena bans handbags and backpacks from tomorrow's Shawn Mendes concert
# Security
# Security

3Arena bans handbags and backpacks from tomorrow's Shawn Mendes concert

May 29th 2017, 8:06 PM 34,063 Views 12 Comments

Only small bags measuring 4.5in x 6.5in will be permitted.

# security - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig
# GNR
# GNR

Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig

May 27th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,710 Views 52 Comments

Guns N’ Roses make their return to Slane after 25 years.

# security - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?

May 24th 2017, 9:02 AM 25,433 Views 43 Comments

Up to 5,000 soldiers will be deployed on British streets following the attack.

# security - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Threat of football hooligans at next year's World Cup 'fake' and 'overblown'
# Safety Issues
From The42
# Safety Issues

Threat of football hooligans at next year's World Cup 'fake' and 'overblown'

May 18th 2017, 9:42 AM 4,325 Views 6 Comments

One of the Russian organisers for the 2018 finals believes negative media coverage has been unwarranted.

# security - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Laptop ban on Europe-US flights? It could be happening
# Electronic Devices
# Electronic Devices

Laptop ban on Europe-US flights? It could be happening

May 17th 2017, 10:05 PM 14,366 Views 21 Comments

EU and US officials were debating the measure today.

# security - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats
# Protection
# Protection

Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats

Apr 29th 2017, 5:30 AM 13,296 Views 13 Comments

Gardai are taking the threats seriously.

# security - Friday 14 April, 2017

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings
# Belfast
# Belfast

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings

Apr 14th 2017, 2:37 PM 14,054 Views 199 Comments

The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.

# security - Sunday 26 March, 2017

UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack
# Security V Privacy
# Security V Privacy

UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack

Mar 26th 2017, 5:15 PM 20,233 Views 60 Comments

It’s been reported that the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people in Westminster used WhatsApp moments before the assault.

# security - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar
# London Attack
# London Attack

Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar

Mar 23rd 2017, 5:53 PM 11,277 Views 36 Comments

The social protection minister said there is a possibility that somebody could carry out an act of violence in the Irish parliament.

# security - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'
# Secret Service
# Secret Service

Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'

Mar 19th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,398 Views 2 Comments

President Donald Trump was away in Florida at the time of the incident last night.

# security - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Pentagon considers renting a floor in Trump Tower to store nuclear launch codes
# New York
# New York

Pentagon considers renting a floor in Trump Tower to store nuclear launch codes

Feb 9th 2017, 7:59 AM 25,686 Views 81 Comments

First Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron are still living in Trump Tower, with Trump planning to make regular visits.

# security - Friday 13 January, 2017

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist
# BTYSTE
# BTYSTE

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist

Jan 13th 2017, 10:20 PM 22,455 Views 32 Comments

Over 1,100 students from 375 schools across the island of Ireland competed for the title.

# security - Monday 2 January, 2017

60 killed in Brazil prison riot with many beheaded and guards held hostage while inmates escaped
# Crime Gangs
# Crime Gangs

60 killed in Brazil prison riot with many beheaded and guards held hostage while inmates escaped

Jan 2nd 2017, 4:45 PM 25,195 Views 20 Comments

Officials say it’s the biggest prison massacre ever to take place in the area.

# security - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'
# President-elect
# President-elect

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'

Jan 1st 2017, 1:37 PM 20,540 Views 87 Comments

Trump rarely uses email or computers despite his frequent tweeting.