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# security - Monday 21 March, 2016

Make sure you don't ignore those download requests on your iPhone tonight
# Safety First
# Safety First

Make sure you don't ignore those download requests on your iPhone tonight

Mar 21st 2016, 7:14 PM 36,114 Views 4 Comments

It’s not just for the new features but for some important security updates too

# security - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

French World Cup winner Petit fears terrorist attacks at Euro 2016
# Security
From The42
# Security

French World Cup winner Petit fears terrorist attacks at Euro 2016

Mar 16th 2016, 7:45 AM 11,112 Views 21 Comments

The ex-Arsenal midfielder has been speaking about living in Paris in the wake of last November’s events.

# security - Saturday 12 March, 2016

McDonald's hires bouncers after anti-social behaviour from schoolchildren
# Manchester
# Manchester

McDonald's hires bouncers after anti-social behaviour from schoolchildren

Mar 12th 2016, 12:29 PM 21,964 Views 26 Comments

The teenagers reportedly caused thousands of pounds worth of damage.

# security - Monday 7 March, 2016

You can trick a smartphone fingerprint scanner in just 15 minutes with a printer
# Spoofing
# Spoofing

You can trick a smartphone fingerprint scanner in just 15 minutes with a printer

Mar 7th 2016, 4:34 PM 15,209 Views 19 Comments

Not all smartphones can be tricked this way but it’s still a concern for users.

# security - Thursday 25 February, 2016

This flaw lets attackers take over your PC through your wireless mouse
# Interception
# Interception

This flaw lets attackers take over your PC through your wireless mouse

Feb 25th 2016, 9:46 AM 11,330 Views 2 Comments

If it’s a non-Bluetooth mouse, you might want to check for updates when you get the chance.

# security - Friday 19 February, 2016

'The risk of another revenge killing will rise exponentially during Eddie Hutch funeral'
# Column
# Column

'The risk of another revenge killing will rise exponentially during Eddie Hutch funeral'

Feb 19th 2016, 8:00 AM 309 Views 22 Comments

There was a very heavy garda presence at David Byrne’s funeral on Monday, and it’s essential there is one today.

# security - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port
# Irish Ferries
# Irish Ferries

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port

Feb 16th 2016, 9:56 AM 28,032 Views 86 Comments

The five men are believed to be illegal immigrants from Afghanistan.

# security - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Google says this Android security flaw isn't as bad as you might think
# Overblown
From Business ETC
# Overblown

Google says this Android security flaw isn't as bad as you might think

Jan 21st 2016, 4:35 PM 11,931 Views 8 Comments

A recent report suggested that 66% of Android devices were vulnerable to a new security flaw, but Google believes the real figure is lower.

# security - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

If you see your password on this list, change it immediately
# D'oh!
From Business ETC
# D'oh!

If you see your password on this list, change it immediately

Jan 19th 2016, 9:29 AM 71,960 Views 48 Comments

Unless you really, really think the likes of ’123456′ is going to keep your account safe.

# security - Monday 18 January, 2016

Apple staff return to work after security threat lifted
# Alert Over
# Alert Over

Apple staff return to work after security threat lifted

Jan 18th 2016, 2:47 PM 33,148 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí performed a full search of the buildings and found there to be no threat.

# security - Saturday 16 January, 2016

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon
# Analysis
# Analysis

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon

Jan 16th 2016, 2:49 PM 36,188 Views 212 Comments

Now one TD says they owe “hundreds of thousands of people” an apology.

# security - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Microsoft is being very pushy when it comes to updating your PC
# Aggressive
# Aggressive

Microsoft is being very pushy when it comes to updating your PC

Jan 12th 2016, 2:14 PM 18,897 Views 52 Comments

And just to add to it, it’s ending support for Windows 8 too.

# security - Friday 1 January, 2016

A man has been shot after attempting to ram a soldier guarding a mosque in France
# Security
# Security

A man has been shot after attempting to ram a soldier guarding a mosque in France

Jan 1st 2016, 7:10 PM 19,866 Views 148 Comments

Local authorities have said that the man was shot in the arm and the leg.

# security - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Six arrested in Belgium and armed officers' leave cancelled in London ahead of NYE
# Security
# Security

Six arrested in Belgium and armed officers' leave cancelled in London ahead of NYE

Dec 31st 2015, 12:01 PM 27,303 Views 156 Comments

The city has been on high alert since the terror attacks in Paris on 13 November.

# security - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

This is how you can strengthen your accounts' passwords
# 12 Days Of Tech
# 12 Days Of Tech

This is how you can strengthen your accounts' passwords

Dec 30th 2015, 7:00 PM 13,473 Views 13 Comments

Your accounts can never be too safe.

# security - Monday 7 December, 2015

Still using Internet Explorer after all this time? You will need to upgrade soon
# Internet Implorer
# Internet Implorer

Still using Internet Explorer after all this time? You will need to upgrade soon

Dec 7th 2015, 10:00 AM 17,475 Views 22 Comments

Microsoft is ending support for almost every version of Internet Explorer (except 11) next month and is asking users to upgrade.

# security - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Brazil on high alert for terrorism ahead of Olympic Games
# Safety Fears
From The42
# Safety Fears

Brazil on high alert for terrorism ahead of Olympic Games

Nov 29th 2015, 4:28 PM 3,550 Views 3 Comments

But intelligence chief insists they have no immediate concerns.

# security - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Tom Clonan: Video means it's official - Ireland is a target for Islamic State
# Column
# Column

Tom Clonan: Video means it's official - Ireland is a target for Islamic State

Nov 25th 2015, 9:13 PM 698 Views 341 Comments

“Ireland fits precisely the target profile that attracts ISIS terrorists.”

# security - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Dell apologises for shipping a built-in security flaw with its latest laptops
# Slip Up
# Slip Up

Dell apologises for shipping a built-in security flaw with its latest laptops

Nov 24th 2015, 10:51 AM 9,316 Views 11 Comments

The company has provided a removal tool and instructions, saying the certificate wasn’t adware or malware.

# security - Saturday 21 November, 2015

So what do you need to know before shopping online?
# Safety First
# Safety First

So what do you need to know before shopping online?

Nov 21st 2015, 7:40 AM 18,628 Views 9 Comments

While it is more prevalent than ever before, it’s important to take the necessary precautions before buying anything.

# security - Monday 16 November, 2015

How is our government responding to the Paris attacks?
# Security
# Security

How is our government responding to the Paris attacks?

Nov 16th 2015, 10:48 AM 18,624 Views 124 Comments

The Taoiseach and several ministers have been speaking about what precautions Ireland is taking in recent days.

# security - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Security at Leinster House to be beefed up after increased risk to TDs
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Security at Leinster House to be beefed up after increased risk to TDs

Nov 12th 2015, 12:10 PM 20,122 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# security - Monday 9 November, 2015

Security at the airport that doomed Russian liner took off from had major holes
# Sharm El-Sheikh
# Sharm El-Sheikh

Security at the airport that doomed Russian liner took off from had major holes

Nov 9th 2015, 6:05 AM 19,977 Views 29 Comments

“I can’t tell you how many times I have caught a bag full of drugs or weapons that they have let through for €10 or whatever.”

# security - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant?

Nov 4th 2015, 9:23 AM 29,114 Views 111 Comments

UK authorities could be getting powers like this next year.

# security - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The company behind Tinder says its dating services are 'frequently under attack'
# In The Crosshairs
# In The Crosshairs

The company behind Tinder says its dating services are 'frequently under attack'

Oct 20th 2015, 1:55 PM 9,061 Views 2 Comments

Because no site is ever truly safe.

# security - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Schmidt: 'I think maybe we got lulled into a false sense of security'
# Run Close
From The42
# Run Close

Schmidt: 'I think maybe we got lulled into a false sense of security'

Oct 4th 2015, 8:56 PM 4,656 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland head coach felt his side lacked the same intensity that Italy brought.

# security - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Why these three people gave up their jobs to make this tiny privacy device
# Invizbox
# Invizbox

Why these three people gave up their jobs to make this tiny privacy device

Oct 3rd 2015, 9:30 AM 15,251 Views 8 Comments

Invizbox is hoping its second product, a mobile privacy box, will make a splash in the consumer market.

# security - Friday 2 October, 2015

More than a billion Android devices are vulnerable to second Stagefright bug
# Vulnerability
# Vulnerability

More than a billion Android devices are vulnerable to second Stagefright bug

Oct 2nd 2015, 8:53 AM 10,717 Views 7 Comments

This time, an attack can happen just by previewing a song or video on your phone.

# security - Monday 28 September, 2015

This smartphone wants to prevent anyone from spying on your calls and texts
# No Peeking
# No Peeking

This smartphone wants to prevent anyone from spying on your calls and texts

Sep 28th 2015, 12:36 PM 12,313 Views 9 Comments

BlackPhone 2 offers encryption by default and allows users detailed control over app permissions.

# security - Thursday 17 September, 2015

The Gardaí won't be checking your passport at Dublin airport anymore

The Gardaí won't be checking your passport at Dublin airport anymore

Sep 17th 2015, 10:59 AM 46,113 Views 71 Comments

Changes aim to make it easier and more convenient to pass through security.

# security - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Dublin Airport want to find the owner of this 1946 photograph
# Look Familiar?
# Look Familiar?

Dublin Airport want to find the owner of this 1946 photograph

Sep 10th 2015, 10:31 AM 25,309 Views 6 Comments

The picture was left in Terminal One of Dublin Airport yesterday evening.

# security - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

More than 20 terror attacks have been prevented in New York since 9/11
# Thwarted
# Thwarted

More than 20 terror attacks have been prevented in New York since 9/11

Sep 9th 2015, 6:30 PM 21,316 Views 97 Comments

But the city’s police chief said the risk remains “greater” than in years.

# security - Thursday 3 September, 2015

In pics: Huge parade at Tiananmen Square but Beijing residents barred from watching
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

In pics: Huge parade at Tiananmen Square but Beijing residents barred from watching

Sep 3rd 2015, 7:38 AM 10,880 Views 10 Comments

The spectacle involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware and 200 aircraft of various types.

# security - Monday 31 August, 2015

This smartphone chip could be a big help in the fight against bad apps
# Instant Action
# Instant Action

This smartphone chip could be a big help in the fight against bad apps

Aug 31st 2015, 4:26 PM 8,730 Views 1 Comment

Malware can end up accessing other parts of your phone without your knowledge, but a new chip from Qualcomm could change that.

# security - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Here's what worried users of Ashley Madison have been saying since the hack
# Bricking It
# Bricking It

Here's what worried users of Ashley Madison have been saying since the hack

Aug 25th 2015, 1:00 PM 26,185 Views 25 Comments

An online security expert say he’s been inundated with questions since the breach.

# security - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Own a Mac? You'll want to know about these security flaws...
# Backdoor
# Backdoor

Own a Mac? You'll want to know about these security flaws...

Aug 4th 2015, 10:05 PM 19,712 Views 14 Comments

One of which would allow an attacker to install software onto your computer without needing a password.

# security - Monday 27 July, 2015

Android phones have a serious flaw that could allow hackers in with one text
# Exploit
# Exploit

Android phones have a serious flaw that could allow hackers in with one text

Jul 27th 2015, 6:28 PM 23,259 Views 21 Comments

And as many as 950 million Android phones could be affected by it.

# security - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Microsoft released a critical security fix for Windows that you should install
# Quick Fix
# Quick Fix

Microsoft released a critical security fix for Windows that you should install

Jul 21st 2015, 12:39 PM 17,769 Views 15 Comments

The vulnerability could allow someone to take over your computer by getting you to open a document or directing you to a webpage.

# security - Sunday 19 July, 2015

There's a quick and easy way to make your accounts more secure
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

There's a quick and easy way to make your accounts more secure

Jul 19th 2015, 11:00 AM 13,513 Views 2 Comments

And it only takes a minute or two to set up each one.

# security - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events?

Jun 27th 2015, 9:53 AM 18,040 Views 61 Comments

Sports matches and concerts are one thing, but the have been criticisms of payments requested from community groups.