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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 4,683 Views 7 Comments

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

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 15,280 Views 8 Comments

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

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 10,733 Views 7 Comments

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

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 12,327 Views 9 Comments

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

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 46,400 Views 71 Comments

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

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 25,337 Views 6 Comments

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

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 21,336 Views 96 Comments

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

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 10,897 Views 10 Comments

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

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 8,750 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.

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 26,208 Views 25 Comments

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

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 19,727 Views 14 Comments

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

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 23,290 Views 21 Comments

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

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 17,783 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.

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 13,587 Views 2 Comments

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

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 18,082 Views 61 Comments

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

Samsung laptops are blocking Windows updates leaving them open to attack
# Security
# Security

Samsung laptops are blocking Windows updates leaving them open to attack

Jun 24th 2015, 4:28 PM 7,301 Views 24 Comments

A piece of software blocks Windows updates, which regularly include important security updates.

:) :D ;) Would you use an emoji password to log into your bank account?
# Smiley Face
# Smiley Face

:) :D ;) Would you use an emoji password to log into your bank account?

Jun 21st 2015, 10:15 AM 10,095 Views 9 Comments

Their inventors say emojis are more secure and easier to remember.

Why should commuters have to put up with trouble and danger on public transport?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why should commuters have to put up with trouble and danger on public transport?

Jun 19th 2015, 6:07 PM 488 Views 55 Comments

We have all been subjected to annoying, intimidating or downright dangerous behaviour on a bus or train – it’s unacceptable.

WhatsApp fails almost all criteria for data protection
# Dead Last
# Dead Last

WhatsApp fails almost all criteria for data protection

Jun 19th 2015, 9:31 AM 23,885 Views 13 Comments

While Apple, Yahoo and Dropbox received full marks for their respective privacy policies.

Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw
# Risk
# Risk

Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw

Jun 17th 2015, 2:05 PM 19,351 Views 17 Comments

More than 600 million Samsung devices could be affected by this flaw.

Experts say these are best ways to keep your identity safe online
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Experts say these are best ways to keep your identity safe online

Jun 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 17,558 Views 12 Comments

Some are pretty simple.

Dublin bride-to-be sentenced for stealing €15k to pay for her wedding
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin bride-to-be sentenced for stealing €15k to pay for her wedding

Jun 12th 2015, 4:42 PM 36,812 Views 0 Comments

The money was due to be destroyed.

Here's how much it cost this year for the Irish army to provide support at Shannon Airport
# Security
# Security

Here's how much it cost this year for the Irish army to provide support at Shannon Airport

Jun 12th 2015, 6:04 AM 12,323 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí have requested their assistance at the airport more than 130 times.

Snapchat has added a small but important security feature to the mix
# Layers
# Layers

Snapchat has added a small but important security feature to the mix

Jun 10th 2015, 6:08 PM 15,932 Views 7 Comments

If you’re not already using two-step verification, now’s as good a time as any to start.

Those security questions you use for your accounts aren't exactly safe
# Guessing Game
# Guessing Game

Those security questions you use for your accounts aren't exactly safe

May 25th 2015, 10:23 AM 11,948 Views 11 Comments

But you already knew that, didn’t you?

Here's what Prince Charles and Camilla will get up to in Ireland today
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

Here's what Prince Charles and Camilla will get up to in Ireland today

May 19th 2015, 7:46 AM 40,200 Views 205 Comments

The party have stated that a “healing process” needs to be developed.

State surveillance: What the government and Gardaí don't want you to know
# Part 2
# Part 2

State surveillance: What the government and Gardaí don't want you to know

May 17th 2015, 10:01 PM 63,031 Views 82 Comments

Part Two of TheJournal.ie’s two-part series on state surveillance in Ireland.

State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you
# Part 1
# Part 1

State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you

May 17th 2015, 10:00 PM 123,366 Views 104 Comments

Part One of TheJournal.ie’s two-part series on state surveillance in Ireland.

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone
# Hold Your Whisht
# Hold Your Whisht

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone

May 5th 2015, 5:40 PM 23,623 Views 47 Comments

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

A fan broke through security to have a go at the world diving series & no it wasn't Ashley Young
# Simulation
From The42
# Simulation

A fan broke through security to have a go at the world diving series & no it wasn't Ashley Young

May 4th 2015, 11:52 AM 11,358 Views 12 Comments

We only made the ‘joke’ before you did in the comment section.

Here's how you can check what passwords are saved on your browser
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Here's how you can check what passwords are saved on your browser

May 3rd 2015, 11:00 AM 25,363 Views 15 Comments

There may be a number of accounts saved that you may have forgotten about.

The security guards at Trinity caught a bike thief and left behind this wonderful note
# Pure Sound
From The Daily Edge
# Pure Sound

The security guards at Trinity caught a bike thief and left behind this wonderful note

Apr 27th 2015, 4:30 PM 9,387 Views 0 Comments

How satisfying.

'Ramping up': 250 new gardaí will be recruited this year
# Templemore
# Templemore

'Ramping up': 250 new gardaí will be recruited this year

Apr 1st 2015, 1:15 PM 18,843 Views 75 Comments

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald made the announcement this morning at the annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI).

You'll need to be extra careful the next time you visit an ATM
# Fraud
# Fraud

You'll need to be extra careful the next time you visit an ATM

Mar 25th 2015, 8:30 PM 44,118 Views 44 Comments

Now you have to worry about what heat signature you leave when using one.

Android has added a handy way to keep your phone unlocked
# Couldn't Put It Down
# Couldn't Put It Down

Android has added a handy way to keep your phone unlocked

Mar 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 14,331 Views 9 Comments

Although it has its drawbacks.

Activist pulls out of Trinity talk on 'Rise of Islamism' citing unreasonable conditions
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Activist pulls out of Trinity talk on 'Rise of Islamism' citing unreasonable conditions

Mar 23rd 2015, 4:26 PM 21,618 Views 121 Comments

She said she was told TCD was worried the talk would be ‘antagonising’ to Muslim students.

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?

Mar 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 11,964 Views 12 Comments

Clue: it’s not what’s happening in the picture.

Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport
# New Orleans
# New Orleans

Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport

Mar 21st 2015, 8:34 AM 9,724 Views 29 Comments

One passenger was injured with a graze on the arm during the incident.

Microsoft is going to give everyone Windows 10 for free, even pirates
# Yo Ho Ho
# Yo Ho Ho

Microsoft is going to give everyone Windows 10 for free, even pirates

Mar 18th 2015, 2:51 PM 17,874 Views 48 Comments

Those who pirated an earlier version of Windows will be allowed to upgrade to Windows 10.

The White House was sent an envelope filled with cyanide
# Security
# Security

The White House was sent an envelope filled with cyanide

Mar 18th 2015, 8:44 AM 9,319 Views 16 Comments

There were no injuries or exposure concerns.