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#vulnerability

# vulnerability - Friday 20 September, 2019

'Ireland will probably look to help out Larmour by dropping someone else in alongside him'
# Vulnerability
From The42
# Vulnerability

'Ireland will probably look to help out Larmour by dropping someone else in alongside him'

Sep 20th 2019, 4:40 PM 9,727 Views 17 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Andy Dunne and Gavan Casey discuss how they expect Ireland’s back three to fare against the Scots.

# vulnerability - Saturday 10 December, 2016

When should you be told you're at risk of a cyber attack?
# Privacy By Design
# Privacy By Design

When should you be told you're at risk of a cyber attack?

Dec 10th 2016, 7:00 AM 3,747 Views 2 Comments

A new EU regulation enshrines in law the reaction companies should take if a security risk is found – to be applied by 2018.

# vulnerability - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Eir only became aware of potential security breach after reading about it online
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Eir only became aware of potential security breach after reading about it online

Dec 6th 2016, 9:51 AM 22,368 Views 38 Comments

The company will contact 130,000 customers after at least 2,000 modems were breached.

# vulnerability - Monday 8 August, 2016

Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones
# Quadrooter
# Quadrooter

Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones

Aug 8th 2016, 10:49 AM 23,507 Views 6 Comments

And it affects more than 900 million devices.

# vulnerability - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Using a wireless keyboard? It could allow hackers to see what you're typing
# Under Threat
# Under Threat

Using a wireless keyboard? It could allow hackers to see what you're typing

Jul 27th 2016, 4:34 PM 9,806 Views 10 Comments

A newly-discovered flaw would allow hackers to track any passwords or sensitive info that is typed out.

# vulnerability - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Windows has a 20-year-old flaw that lets printers install malware on your PC
# Sneak Attack
# Sneak Attack

Windows has a 20-year-old flaw that lets printers install malware on your PC

Jul 14th 2016, 10:39 AM 11,116 Views 6 Comments

Thankfully, a patch for it has been released.

# vulnerability - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Use these antivirus products? Then you need to update them asap
# Safety First
# Safety First

Use these antivirus products? Then you need to update them asap

Jun 29th 2016, 4:09 PM 21,939 Views 26 Comments

The latest update to Symantec and Norton antivirus products fixes a number of serious security flaws.

# vulnerability - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Facebook Messenger flaw allowed hackers to secretly alter messages
# On The Sly
# On The Sly

Facebook Messenger flaw allowed hackers to secretly alter messages

Jun 7th 2016, 1:27 PM 11,052 Views 4 Comments

Facebook has fixed the problem but said it was a “low risk issue”.

# vulnerability - Friday 15 April, 2016

If you still have Apple QuickTime on your PC, you need to uninstall it asap
# Problem
# Problem

If you still have Apple QuickTime on your PC, you need to uninstall it asap

Apr 15th 2016, 9:58 AM 29,169 Views 10 Comments

Newly discovered flaws and no more security updates makes it a significant risk to you.

# vulnerability - 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 11,331 Views 2 Comments

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

# vulnerability - Thursday 28 January, 2016

This legacy software for the web is finally biting the dust
# NO MORE
From Business ETC
# NO MORE

This legacy software for the web is finally biting the dust

Jan 28th 2016, 1:54 PM 20,769 Views 14 Comments

The Java plugin was introduced back in the 90s but security flaws and vulnerabilities have seen many call for its end.

# vulnerability - 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 9,320 Views 11 Comments

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

# vulnerability - 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.

# vulnerability - 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 17,770 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.

# vulnerability - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Lenovo is really sorry for effectively putting malware on its PCs
# Fixing It
# Fixing It

Lenovo is really sorry for effectively putting malware on its PCs

Feb 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 12,176 Views 22 Comments

Like, it’s really, really sorry.

# vulnerability - Monday 12 January, 2015

Microsoft criticises Google for revealing a Windows bug before it could fix it
# Backlash
# Backlash

Microsoft criticises Google for revealing a Windows bug before it could fix it

Jan 12th 2015, 9:49 AM 6,563 Views 10 Comments

The company has criticised Google’s Project Zero for revealing details of a Windows 8.1 vulnerability two days before it was due to fix it.

# vulnerability - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Google publishes a Windows 8.1 vulnerability before Microsoft could fix it
# Deadlines
# Deadlines

Google publishes a Windows 8.1 vulnerability before Microsoft could fix it

Jan 3rd 2015, 4:34 PM 11,600 Views 10 Comments

Google’s Project Zero, which identifies bugs and informs the relevant parties about them, published the bug after giving Microsoft 90 days to fix it.

# vulnerability - Monday 13 October, 2014

Column: Women, the elderly, and the disabled are disproportionately hit by natural disasters
# Disaster Reduction
# Disaster Reduction

Column: Women, the elderly, and the disabled are disproportionately hit by natural disasters

Oct 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 696 Views 8 Comments

Surely powerful natural events like cyclones and tsunamis should be indiscriminate in their destruction? The figures tell a different story.

# vulnerability - Friday 3 October, 2014

Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks
# BadUSB
# BadUSB

Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:39 PM 19,528 Views 9 Comments

Even completely deleting the contents of a USB stick wouldn’t get rid of the dangerous code.

# vulnerability - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Android Fake ID vulnerability could put millions of users at risk
# Security Flaw
# Security Flaw

Android Fake ID vulnerability could put millions of users at risk

Jul 29th 2014, 4:48 PM 12,387 Views 13 Comments

A new vulnerability found in older versions of Android could allow malware to bypass security and take control of your phone and apps as well as access your data.

# vulnerability - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Tweetdeck takes service down after security flaw was discovered
# Vulnerability
# Vulnerability

Tweetdeck takes service down after security flaw was discovered

Jun 11th 2014, 6:40 PM 6,835 Views 4 Comments

The service was taken down after users started receiving random pop-up messages on the Chrome and Windows version.

# vulnerability - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

'Heartbleed' security bug leaves encrypted web servers at risk
# Vulnerability
# Vulnerability

'Heartbleed' security bug leaves encrypted web servers at risk

Apr 8th 2014, 6:32 PM 11,753 Views 9 Comments

The bug can reveal the contents of a server’s memory – where sensitive data like usernames, passwords and credit card numbers is stored – and allows attackers to steal info without a trace.