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# security - Sunday 26 March, 2017

UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack

It’s been reported that the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people in Westminster used WhatsApp moments before the assault.

# security - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar

The social protection minister said there is a possibility that somebody could carry out an act of violence in the Irish parliament.

# security - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'

President Donald Trump was away in Florida at the time of the incident last night.

# security - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Pentagon considers renting a floor in Trump Tower to store nuclear launch codes

First Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron are still living in Trump Tower, with Trump planning to make regular visits.

# security - Friday 13 January, 2017

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist

Over 1,100 students from 375 schools across the island of Ireland competed for the title.

# security - Monday 2 January, 2017

60 killed in Brazil prison riot with many beheaded and guards held hostage while inmates escaped

Officials say it’s the biggest prison massacre ever to take place in the area.

# security - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'

Trump rarely uses email or computers despite his frequent tweeting.

# security - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks

The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.

# security - Friday 9 December, 2016

As Ireland's smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs

How much of our data are we willing to compromise for an easier life and a more efficient city?

# security - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing

Security experts warn this is the next step for cybercriminals.

# security - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Row breaks out over delay in garda pay for Joe Biden visit

Garda sources say payments were dealt with “on an ad-hoc basis in different regions”.

# security - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Opinion: What can we expect from President Trump's defence policy? Working with Putin, for a start

President Trump will be confronted by a wide range of long-standing security and terror threats, writes Tom Clonan.

# security - Monday 24 October, 2016

Poll: What's your biggest fear about growing older? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What's your biggest fear about growing older?

A campaign is encouraging people to reach out to their neighbours.

# security - Sunday 9 October, 2016

# security - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Oktoberfest kicks off with heightened security over terrorism fears

The festival kicked off earlier today with hundreds of thousands expected to attend.

# security - Monday 12 September, 2016

Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks

A new screening system is being trialled to combine European and US pre-clearance systems.

# security - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Rose of Tralee stage invader was a ticket holder

The event’s organisers say they believe security at the Rose of Tralee is adequate.

# security - Monday 15 August, 2016

False shooting report at JFK could have been 'people clapping as they watched Olympics'

The Port Authority said a preliminary investigation found no shots were fired and there were no injuries.

# security - Friday 12 August, 2016

Canadian shot dead after detonating explosive had links to global terrorism network

Aaron Driver (24) was killed on Wednesday during a police raid outside to home he was staying in.

# security - Monday 8 August, 2016

You know the advice about changing passwords often? You're likely doing it wrong

We’re not exactly great at coming up with new and original passwords.

# security - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Secrecy, terrorism and no egos: What it's really like to work as a CIA agent

Former CIA operative Brian Goral talks about his experiences.

# security - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Think you know how many devices access your accounts? This is how you can check

Chances are there are more logged in than you think.

# security - Sunday 31 July, 2016

This is how you know if your phone is protected by encryption

Most modern smartphones have it enabled by default, but it’s easy to check just in case.

# security - Sunday 24 July, 2016

14-hour delays see traffic at standstill at English port of entry into France

The Port of Dover has seen enormous tailbacks over the weekend due to holiday traffic and heightened security at French border control.

# security - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Unlock your phone with your finger? Then you should also replace your PIN

There are better methods to keep your phone safe should it fail to recognise your fingerprint.

# security - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Isis sows seeds of inter-ethnic conflict to give its perverted ideology some sort of twisted logic

Security expert Tom Clonan writes from France, where he and his family were holidaying when Thursday night’s attack happened in Nice.

# security - Friday 15 July, 2016

From The42 Tour de France stage goes ahead, festivities off due to Nice terror attack Minute Silence

Tour de France stage goes ahead, festivities off due to Nice terror attack

A minute’s silence was to be held both at the start and finish lines of today’s 37km stage.

# security - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Accessing WiFi in a public spot? You should be extra careful

For obvious reasons, you shouldn’t treat it like your connection at home.

From The Daily Edge This security guard had the time of his life at Kodaline's Marlay Park gig last night Dancing Guard

# security - Thursday 7 July, 2016

This Mac malware will let hackers take over your computer Mac

This Mac malware will let hackers take over your computer

The malware is disguised as an application called EasyDoc Converter and gives an attacker complete access.

# security - Monday 4 July, 2016

Court clears way for deportation of man accused of being Isil's “main recruiter” in Ireland

He claims he was tortured in Jordan during the 1990s due to his political activities and fears being tortured if returned there.

# security - Monday 27 June, 2016

Relying on texts to help protect your accounts is no longer a good idea

You really should be using two-step authentication, but it’s best to switch to apps dedicated to the task if you haven’t already.

# security - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

This Irish college is tackling a major problem with cybercrime

A talent gap exists in the area and IT Carlow claims to have the first Irish course dedicated to tackling it.

# security - Monday 13 June, 2016

Orlando shooter was a homophobic killer, deliberately using the 'Isis' name

“We need to rally around our LGBTI brothers and sisters… and to defy the absolute evil [of] groups like Islamic State,” writes security expert Tom Clonan.

# security - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Your biggest security problem isn't whether you'll get hacked or not

It’s using the same password for all of your accounts.

# security - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Somebody is trying to sell almost 33 million Twitter passwords on the dark web

Although it looks unlikely that Twitter was breached.

# security - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

What are the chances someone is spying on you through your laptop camera?

It might be an unlikely situation, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be careful.

From The42 France security chiefs launch 'terror alert' app for football fans ahead of Euros Security

France security chiefs launch 'terror alert' app for football fans ahead of Euros

The application will be free to download in both French and English.

# security - Monday 6 June, 2016

From The42 Paris police prepared for security threats ahead of Euro 2016 Security

Paris police prepared for security threats ahead of Euro 2016

News that a French national had been arrested in connection with a possible attack on the tournament raised fears, but local authorities plan a large operation to ensure safety

Even Mark Zuckerberg's online accounts aren't safe from hackers

The Facebook CEO found his accounts on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Pinterest compromised last night.

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