# security - Yesterday’s News
The rise in activity has been noticed over the past two days.
# security - Friday 3 October, 2014
User contact information, like names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, was compromised.
# security - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency
# security - Sunday 28 September, 2014
Shoes off? Laptops out? One shoe on? Laptop half in the bag, half out?
# security - Sunday 21 September, 2014
Default passwords may seem long, but they’re not that secure so you should change it when you get the chance.
# security - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
iCloud owners will now be able to activate two-step verification for iCloud, meaning they will need a smartphone to log in to their account.
# security - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
The Apple CEO said that Apple’s business is ‘not based on having information’ about its users and that government agencies don’t have back door access to its servers.
# security - Friday 5 September, 2014
The company plans to push two-step authentication and send notifications to users any time someone tries to restore their iCloud account.
# security - Monday 1 September, 2014
Irish and UK intelligence sharing is “at an all time high.”
# security - Thursday 28 August, 2014
The jobs will be created by four companies over the next two years.
# security - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
You will be thankful you activated it if your phone is ever stolen or goes missing.
# security - Sunday 17 August, 2014
Most of your information could be publicly available and you might not even realise it.
# security - Saturday 16 August, 2014
Scams are getting smarter, but if you keep an eye out for details, you can spot the warning signs.
# security - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
Although there are a few important caveats to keep in mind before you do.
# security - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
It’s always worth taking an extra step to ensure your data doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.
# security - Friday 1 August, 2014
The Irish bookmakers has faced criticism over a data breach that occurred in 2010.
# security - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
A report from HP found that the majority of smart items, or ‘Internet of Things’ enabled devices, have “an alarmingly high average number of vulnerabilities per device.”
# security - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.
# security - Monday 7 July, 2014
There are fears that terrorist groups have found new ways to hide explosive devices in electronic gadgets.
# security - Friday 4 July, 2014
In Dublin, it is the South region that complains the most.
# security - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
It can be a frustrating process — and it looks like around two thirds of us have had some experience in the area…
# security - Monday 23 June, 2014
Ever wondered how much effort’s going on behind the scenes to make sure the hot tubs are the right temperature… and that Gary Numan arrives in one piece?
# security - Thursday 19 June, 2014
Researchers from Polytechnique Montreal have developed transparent sensors that are embedded in smartphone screens, allowing it to react to its surroundings without the need for wiring.
# security - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
All they got was a lousy late note.
# security - Monday 26 May, 2014
Senator Bill Heffernan was making a point about lax security.
# security - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
The agency is considering loosening the policy which prevents it from hiring anyone who has smoked marijuana in the previous three years.
# security - Saturday 17 May, 2014
One of the best ways to keep your accounts safe only requires a phone that can receive SMS messages.
# security - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
# security - Monday 28 April, 2014
Researchers from Deloitte found that personal and corporate data such as passwords and email could be retrieved, even when the phone was encrypted or “factory wiped”.
# security - Monday 21 April, 2014
About 36,000 runners have registered for the race — the second-largest field in its history.
# security - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
The pledge has been backed by the major smartphone makers and the five biggest carriers in the US, and will come into effect on July 2015.
# security - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
The teens were questioned, but not arrested.
# security - Saturday 5 April, 2014
Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.
# security - Friday 21 March, 2014
The decision was taken after an ex-Microsoft employee leaked early copies of Windows 8 and Windows 7 to a tech blogger.
# security - Thursday 20 March, 2014
Jimmy Mubenga died after being restrained by the three guards on board a plane at Heathrow airport as he was being deported.
# security - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
The business hopes to offer a practical solution to Irish people that have emigrated who can’t return home.
# security - Friday 28 February, 2014
President Barack Obama warned of the ‘costs’ of military intervention.
# security - Thursday 20 February, 2014
Some were more forthcoming than others…
# security - Monday 17 February, 2014
The company has purchased SlickLogin, a company that uses soundwaves as a type of password
# security - Sunday 16 February, 2014
Considering how large a role they play in keeping our online profiles safe, you should take the time to create strong, unique passwords to keep your data safe.