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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 15,477 Views 31 Comments

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

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 22,774 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.

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 12,908 Views 6 Comments

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

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 91,681 Views 82 Comments

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

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 11,734 Views 13 Comments

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

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 25,797 Views 93 Comments

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

'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 94,280 Views 253 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.”

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 73,907 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips

Aug 15th 2018, 6:57 AM 11,233 Views 5 Comments

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

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 8,380 Views 11 Comments

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

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 9,104 Views 9 Comments

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

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 23,388 Views 27 Comments

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

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 20,720 Views 38 Comments

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

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 27,141 Views 161 Comments

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

'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 19,667 Views 228 Comments

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

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 10,865 Views 35 Comments

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

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 33,143 Views 52 Comments

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

'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 7,703 Views 59 Comments

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

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 10,645 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Begging clampdown urged ahead of royal wedding

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:55 PM 28,865 Views 30 Comments

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

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 40,900 Views 34 Comments

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

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 14,365 Views 11 Comments

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

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 17,514 Views 17 Comments

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

'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 3,631 Views 2 Comments

Jurgen Stock was speaking at a security conference in Doha.

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 10,956 Views 7 Comments

The unencrypted device has 174 documents on it.

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 20,726 Views 43 Comments

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

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 17,761 Views 181 Comments

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

'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 17,742 Views 48 Comments

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

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 24,564 Views 32 Comments

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

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 17,793 Views 2 Comments

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

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting
# Security
# Security

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting

Jul 14th 2017, 2:44 PM 7,503 Views 89 Comments

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

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 16,179 Views 130 Comments

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

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

Terror attacks dent visitor numbers at London sights

Jun 17th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,285 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.

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 3,373 Views 97 Comments

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

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 34,086 Views 12 Comments

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

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 19,734 Views 52 Comments

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

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 25,442 Views 43 Comments

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

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 4,342 Views 6 Comments

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

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 14,375 Views 21 Comments

EU and US officials were debating the measure today.

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 13,320 Views 13 Comments

Gardai are taking the threats seriously.