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From TheJournal.ie Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say Cyber Security

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say

Only 14% of people studied were securing their messaging apps properly.

From TheJournal.ie Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting Security

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting

The three attackers, Arab Israelis aged between 19 and 29, were shot dead by police.

From TheJournal.ie Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons Safety

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons

Organisers of the LGBT festival said they are working with gardaí to ensure “the safety and enjoyment of all attending”.

From TheJournal.ie Terror attacks dent visitor numbers at London sights Security

Terror attacks dent visitor numbers at London sights

The company which runs the London Eye and Madame Tussauds and a string of theme parks said it believes London will bounce back.

From TheJournal.ie Why has the terrorism threat level not been raised here? Weakest Link

Why has the terrorism threat level not been raised here?

There are moves afoot that show increased security here and Taoiseach Varadkar needs to further strengthen our hand.

From TheJournal.ie 3Arena bans handbags and backpacks from tomorrow's Shawn Mendes concert Security

3Arena bans handbags and backpacks from tomorrow's Shawn Mendes concert

Only small bags measuring 4.5in x 6.5in will be permitted.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig GNR

Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig

Guns N’ Roses make their return to Slane after 25 years.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?

Up to 5,000 soldiers will be deployed on British streets following the attack.

From The42 Threat of football hooligans at next year's World Cup 'fake' and 'overblown' Safety Issues

Threat of football hooligans at next year's World Cup 'fake' and 'overblown'

One of the Russian organisers for the 2018 finals believes negative media coverage has been unwarranted.

From TheJournal.ie Laptop ban on Europe-US flights? It could be happening Electronic Devices

Laptop ban on Europe-US flights? It could be happening

EU and US officials were debating the measure today.

From TheJournal.ie Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats Protection

Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats

Gardai are taking the threats seriously.

From TheJournal.ie Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings Belfast

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings

The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.

From TheJournal.ie UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack Security V Privacy

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.

From TheJournal.ie Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar London Attack

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare' Secret Service

Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'

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

From TheJournal.ie Pentagon considers renting a floor in Trump Tower to store nuclear launch codes New York

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.

From TheJournal.ie A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist BTYSTE

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.

From TheJournal.ie 60 killed in Brazil prison riot with many beheaded and guards held hostage while inmates escaped Crime Gangs

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.

From TheJournal.ie Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out' President-elect

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

Trump rarely uses email or computers despite his frequent tweeting.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks Security

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.

From TheJournal.ie As Ireland's smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs My Privacy

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?

From TheJournal.ie Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing Dronejacking

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing

Security experts warn this is the next step for cybercriminals.

From TheJournal.ie Row breaks out over delay in garda pay for Joe Biden visit Policing

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What can we expect from President Trump's defence policy? Working with Putin, for a start Peace Through Strength

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Oktoberfest kicks off with heightened security over terrorism fears Germany

Oktoberfest kicks off with heightened security over terrorism fears

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

From TheJournal.ie Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks Pre-clearance

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.

From TheJournal.ie Rose of Tralee stage invader was a ticket holder Trouble In The Dome

Rose of Tralee stage invader was a ticket holder

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

From TheJournal.ie False shooting report at JFK could have been 'people clapping as they watched Olympics' Evacuation

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.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian shot dead after detonating explosive had links to global terrorism network Ontario

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.

From TheJournal.ie You know the advice about changing passwords often? You're likely doing it wrong Easy Way Out

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.

From TheJournal.ie Secrecy, terrorism and no egos: What it's really like to work as a CIA agent Keeping Secrets

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.

From TheJournal.ie Think you know how many devices access your accounts? This is how you can check Forgotten

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.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you know if your phone is protected by encryption Secrets

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.

From TheJournal.ie 14-hour delays see traffic at standstill at English port of entry into France Dover

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.

From TheJournal.ie Unlock your phone with your finger? Then you should also replace your PIN Switch Over

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.

From TheJournal.ie Isis sows seeds of inter-ethnic conflict to give its perverted ideology some sort of twisted logic France

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Accessing WiFi in a public spot? You should be extra careful CONNECTION

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

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