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#Security

# security - Thursday 21 January, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# security - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From Business ETC Microsoft is being very pushy when it comes to updating your PC Aggressive

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

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

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

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

# security - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From Business ETC This is how you can strengthen your accounts’ passwords 12 Days Of Tech

This is how you can strengthen your accounts’ passwords

Your accounts can never be too safe.

# security - Monday 7 December, 2015

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

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

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

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

Brazil on high alert for terrorism ahead of Olympic Games

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

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

# security - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

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

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

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

# security - Saturday 21 November, 2015

From Business ETC So what do you need to know before shopping online? Safety First

So what do you need to know before shopping online?

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?

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 This post contains videos

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

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

“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

From Business ETC Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

UK authorities could be getting powers like this next year.

# security - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

From Business ETC The company behind Tinder says its dating services are ‘frequently under attack’ In The Crosshairs

# security - Sunday 4 October, 2015

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

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

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

# security - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From Business ETC Why these three people gave up their jobs to make this tiny privacy device Invizbox

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

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

# security - Friday 2 October, 2015

From Business ETC More than a billion Android devices are vulnerable to second Stagefright bug Vulnerability

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

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

# security - Monday 28 September, 2015

From Business ETC This smartphone wants to prevent anyone from spying on your calls and texts No Peeking

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

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

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

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

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

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

# security - Monday 31 August, 2015

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

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

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

From Business ETC Here’s what worried users of Ashley Madison have been saying since the hack Bricking It

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

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

# security - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From Business ETC Own a Mac? You’ll want to know about these security flaws… Backdoor

Own a Mac? You’ll want to know about these security flaws…

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

# security - Monday 27 July, 2015

From Business ETC Android phones have a serious flaw that could allow hackers in with one text Exploit

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

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

# security - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From Business ETC Microsoft released a critical security fix for Windows that you should install Quick Fix

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

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

From Business ETC There’s a quick and easy way to make your accounts more secure TechKnowHow

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events?

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

# security - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From Business ETC Samsung laptops are blocking Windows updates leaving them open to attack Security

Samsung laptops are blocking Windows updates leaving them open to attack

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

# security - Sunday 21 June, 2015

:) :D ;) Would you use an emoji password to log into your bank account? Smiley Face This post contains a poll

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

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

# security - Friday 19 June, 2015

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

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

From Business ETC WhatsApp fails almost all criteria for data protection Dead Last

WhatsApp fails almost all criteria for data protection

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

# security - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From Business ETC Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw Risk

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

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

# security - Sunday 14 June, 2015

# security - Friday 12 June, 2015

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

The money was due to be destroyed.

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