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#Security

# security - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From Business ETC You’ll need to be extra careful the next time you visit an ATM Fraud

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

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

# security - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

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

Android has added a handy way to keep your phone unlocked

Although it has its drawbacks.

# security - Monday 23 March, 2015

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

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

# security - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From Business ETC Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway? TechKnowHow

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?

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

# security - Saturday 21 March, 2015

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

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

# security - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From Business ETC Microsoft is going to give everyone Windows 10 for free, even pirates Yo Ho Ho

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

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

There were no injuries or exposure concerns.

# security - Friday 13 March, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s how you can see what Google knows about you Q-tip

Here’s how you can see what Google knows about you

And get an overview of all the google services you use on a day-to-day basis.

# security - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From Business ETC “There’s going to be an incident so massive, it’ll make everyone rethink their security online” Hacked Off

“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.

# security - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From Business ETC This is why you’ll soon use your phone to pay for everything Safety First

This is why you’ll soon use your phone to pay for everything

Despite some concerns about security, there are two major measures in place.

# security - Monday 23 February, 2015

Leinster House visitors could now be scanned and x-rayed

TDs are concerned the potential measures could cause long queues.

# security - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 Running Police ensure Tokyo Marathon goes off peacefully amid security fears Pace Setters

Running Police ensure Tokyo Marathon goes off peacefully amid security fears

Over 60 officers ran 10km each armed with anti-terrorist equipment.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s Sunday, and here are the top stories.

# security - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Enda: The guards wanted to give me extra security, but I’m grand

The Taoiseach says he does not feel extra personal security is necessary.

# security - Friday 13 February, 2015

From Business ETC Apple is rolling out a small but important security update for messaging Safety In Numbers

Apple is rolling out a small but important security update for messaging

Both iMessage and Facetime will now support two-step verification, adding an extra layer of security to both accounts.

# security - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From Business ETC Turns out kill switches are really driving down smartphone theft Shut Down

Turns out kill switches are really driving down smartphone theft

The introduction of kill switches on smartphones has helped reduce the number of robberies and thefts in London, New York and San Francisco.

# security - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s how you can make your internet experience that little bit safer Online Safety

Here’s how you can make your internet experience that little bit safer

As it’s Safer Internet Day it’s worth brushing up on the different factors to keep your info safe.

# security - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From Business ETC This is why you should be using a password manager TechKnowHow

This is why you should be using a password manager

Because it’s better to be safe than sorry.

For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that’s travelled around the globe

LÉ Aoife navy ship, which has been in service for the last 35 years, was decommissioned yesterday.

# security - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From Business ETC If you’re using one of these passwords, you’re in serious trouble Security

If you’re using one of these passwords, you’re in serious trouble

Although it’s not too late to change it to something better.

# security - Monday 19 January, 2015

From Business ETC The group that brought PSN/Xbox Live down gets a taste of its own medicine Security Flaws

The group that brought PSN/Xbox Live down gets a taste of its own medicine

Both usernames and passwords of those using Lizard Squad’s tool LizardStresser, a tool which allowed anyone to launch their own DDoS attack, were exposed after it was allegedly hacked.

# security - Monday 12 January, 2015

‘It’s wrong that Irish Water won’t reveal how much it’s paying for security’ – Fianna Fáil

The company said revealing this information could result in higher costs which would have to be passed on to consumers.

# security - Monday 5 January, 2015

From Business ETC Apple has patched up an iCloud flaw that allowed access to any account All Gone Now

Apple has patched up an iCloud flaw that allowed access to any account

The flaw allowed anyone to bypass Apple’s security system and repeatedly guess a user’s iCloud password without getting locked out.

# security - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

# security - Saturday 20 December, 2014

HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse

The director general of the HSE Tony O’Brien said, “We need to know whether and in what circumstances we can engage in covert filming”.

‘There’s nothing more horrendous’ – Watch out for burglars after your Christmas gifts

It can happen to anyone but there are things you can do to make it more difficult for burglars to rob you.

# security - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Australian PM: ‘I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible’

An inquiry will also take place into action by police prior to the siege.

# security - Thursday 11 December, 2014

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?

TheJournal.ie spoke to a security expert about what we should be doing to stay safe.

# security - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From Business ETC Google only needs one click to tell if you’re a robot or not Does Not Compute

Google only needs one click to tell if you’re a robot or not

Completing captchas may soon be a thing of the past.

# security - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Poll: Should ministers be provided with extra security? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should ministers be provided with extra security?

Ministers have faced tense protests in the last number of days – is it time to beef up security?

# security - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From Business ETC If you’re using Windows, you may want to update it now Flaw

If you’re using Windows, you may want to update it now

Microsoft has issued emergency patches for a flaw that has been around since Windows 95 was released.

# security - Monday 10 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Santa Claus just went through baggage control at Dublin Airport No Liquids Or Creams

# security - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Nato detects ‘significant Russian military activity’ in Europe’s airspace

Nato detects ‘significant Russian military activity’ in Europe’s airspace

The rise in activity has been noticed over the past two days.

# security - Friday 3 October, 2014

From Business ETC Biggest US bank reveals 76 million customers were hacked Data Breach

Biggest US bank reveals 76 million customers were hacked

User contact information, like names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, was compromised.

# security - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches

Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency

# security - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Why is airport security different around the world?

Shoes off? Laptops out? One shoe on? Laptop half in the bag, half out?

# security - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From Business ETC How to change the password for your WiFi modem TechKnowHow

How to change the password for your WiFi modem

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

From Business ETC Apple gives iCloud an extra layer of security after nude photo scandal Two-step Verification

Apple gives iCloud an extra layer of security after nude photo scandal

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

From Business ETC Cook: Apple has no interest in gathering user data Security

Cook: Apple has no interest in gathering user data

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

From Business ETC Apple vows to tighten up security after iCloud celebrity hack Better Late Than Never

Apple vows to tighten up security after iCloud celebrity hack

The company plans to push two-step authentication and send notifications to users any time someone tries to restore their iCloud account.

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