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# threat - Monday 7 March, 2016

Bad news for Apple users as first ever ransomware targeting Macs appears

The vast majority of users are safe but it’s not good news for the platform.

# threat - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Man faces deportation from US after Facebook post about killing Trump

The student said he immediately regretted it and never intended to harm anyone.

# threat - Monday 18 January, 2016

Apple staff return to work after security threat lifted

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

# threat - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Couple found guilty of planning London terror attack

The husband and wife were convicted of planning a terror attack on the tenth anniversary of the London suicide bombings earlier this year.

# threat - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'Fake bomb' causes Paris-bound Air France jet to make emergency landing

The flight from Mauritius was forced to land in Kenya.

# threat - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Email threat to LA schools mentioned explosive devices and assault rifles

A ‘specific but non-credible’ threat was also made to schools in New York.

# threat - Monday 30 November, 2015

Ireland's terror risk: Where does the country rank on the terror alert scale?

In short, we don’t actually use one.

# threat - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Turkish Airlines plane diverted to Canada after bomb threat

The plane, with 256 passengers and crew, landed safely at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

# threat - Thursday 19 November, 2015

New York "won't be intimidated" by Isis threat video

The city’s mayor said that New Yorkers won’t live in fear.

# threat - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Armed police evacuate tube station after reports of man threatening passengers with scissors

Police said no one matching the man’s description was found.

# threat - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Drunk woman tries to open the exit door of a plane mid-flight

British Airways called the passenger “unruly.”

# threat - Friday 18 September, 2015

Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue

Robinson has sent the TD a legal letter about a tweet he sent.

# threat - Friday 28 August, 2015

Bomb squad called after suspicious package delivered to Alan Kelly’s office

The Environment Minister said it was a “highly deplorable incident”.

# threat - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Isis threatens to execute European hostage unless jailed women are freed

In a video posted online by the jihadists, the Croatian identifies himself as Tomislav Salopek.

# threat - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Lorraine Higgins receives threat to fill her 'rat's mouth with lead'

This is the third death threat the senator has received in the last year.

# threat - Monday 6 July, 2015

Bomb threat on Gerry Adams' house

The party is saying that the office of Paul Maskey MP and the home of councillor Jim McVeigh were also targeted.

# threat - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Police in London are testing their response to an attack by terrorists with guns

The major exercise had been organised for six months but comes less than a week after Britons were killed in a terror attack in Tunisia.

# threat - Saturday 27 June, 2015

French gas factory attacker described as 'a wolf in sheep's clothing'

The French Prime Minister warned the country faces further attacks.

# threat - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Couple vow to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia

The husband wrote an opinion piece about their situation.

# threat - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Graham Dwyer moved after death threat from another prisoner

Dwyer lodged an appeal against his murder conviction on Monday.

# threat - Friday 13 March, 2015

Dublin store worker injured in tussle with armed thief

A 32-year-old man is in court this morning charged in connection with the attempted robbery.

# threat - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Packages of poisoned baby formula trigger fear in New Zealand

Police said it could be a hoax, but they’re treating it seriously.

# threat - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The42 'Anyone who spits at me will be eating their supper through a straw' - Jon Walters Threat

'Anyone who spits at me will be eating their supper through a straw' - Jon Walters

The Irish international has issued a stark warning to his opponents.

# threat - Thursday 5 March, 2015

"There's going to be an incident so massive, it'll make everyone rethink their security online"

With more smart devices trying to become mainstream, the only way we’ll learn how to protect them is when a major incident occurs.

# threat - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine Abuse This post contains videos

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

# threat - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Police say 'nothing untoward' about object after Titanic security alert

The alert had been raised about a suspicious object that had been found.

# threat - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Russian aircraft enters Irish-controlled airspace AGAIN

The government said incidents like this are “concerning”.

# threat - Sunday 15 February, 2015

German carnival parade cancelled over threat of Islamist attack

A tip from security sources led to the cancellation.

# threat - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Canadian police foil duo's plan for deadly Valentine's Day shooting spree

It is not thought to be terror related.

# threat - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

One arrest after mid-air bomb scare on Ryanair plane

Flight FR3326 — which took off from Krakow in Poland shortly before 10pm last night — was diverted to Berlin.

# threat - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

New anti-terrorism laws for Ireland to be introduced 'within weeks'

Those that take part in terrorism could have their Irish citizenship revoked.

# threat - Monday 19 January, 2015

'Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it's important to remain on alert'

Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.

# threat - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The42 Glen Johnson: I'm not going to go crawling over new Liverpool deal Threat

Glen Johnson: I'm not going to go crawling over new Liverpool deal

The 30-year-old defender headed in an 85th-minute winner against Stoke City on Saturday.

# threat - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Electricians union will do 'whatever is necessary' to get 5% pay rise

The TEEU’s conference heard that they wan ta roll-back on concession made over the last seven years.

# threat - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

A caller to Alan Kelly's constituency office threatened to 'put a bullet in his head'

It is the second threat made against him in recent days.

# threat - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?

The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.

# threat - Monday 27 October, 2014

This MEP reckons he's about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter

Seán Kelly claims to have a commitment from the ECB to release the letter.

# threat - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face 'serious consequences'

Some groups have withdrawn, but only to reinforce other areas.

# threat - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Man arrested after threatening Irish Water worker with 'imitation' gun

No one was injured in the incident.

# threat - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships

The LÉ Ciara and LÉ Orla are currently out of action as a specialist contractor removes the potentially lethal substance from the vessels.