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#Security

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Clonan: Video means it's official - Ireland is a target for Islamic State Column

Tom Clonan: Video means it's official - Ireland is a target for Islamic State

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie How is our government responding to the Paris attacks? Security

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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…

From TheJournal.ie Security at the airport that doomed Russian liner took off from had major holes Sharm El-Sheikh

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.”

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie The company behind Tinder says its dating services are 'frequently under attack' In The Crosshairs

The company behind Tinder says its dating services are 'frequently under attack'

Because no site is ever truly safe.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Airport want to find the owner of this 1946 photograph Look Familiar?

Dublin Airport want to find the owner of this 1946 photograph

The picture was left in Terminal One of Dublin Airport yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie More than 20 terror attacks have been prevented in New York since 9/11 Thwarted

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.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Huge parade at Tiananmen Square but Beijing residents barred from watching Restrictions

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie :) :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.

From TheJournal.ie Why should commuters have to put up with trouble and danger on public transport? Opinion

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 TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Experts say these are best ways to keep your identity safe online Watch Out
From TheJournal.ie Dublin bride-to-be sentenced for stealing €15k to pay for her wedding Courts

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

The money was due to be destroyed.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much it cost this year for the Irish army to provide support at Shannon Airport Security

Here's how much it cost this year for the Irish army to provide support at Shannon Airport

Gardaí have requested their assistance at the airport more than 130 times.

From TheJournal.ie Snapchat has added a small but important security feature to the mix Layers

Snapchat has added a small but important security feature to the mix

If you’re not already using two-step verification, now’s as good a time as any to start.

From TheJournal.ie Those security questions you use for your accounts aren't exactly safe Guessing Game

Those security questions you use for your accounts aren't exactly safe

But you already knew that, didn’t you?

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Prince Charles and Camilla will get up to in Ireland today Building Bridges

Here's what Prince Charles and Camilla will get up to in Ireland today

The party have stated that a “healing process” needs to be developed.

From TheJournal.ie State surveillance: What the government and Gardaí don't want you to know Part 2

State surveillance: What the government and Gardaí don't want you to know Exclusive

Part Two of TheJournal.ie’s two-part series on state surveillance in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you Part 1

State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you Exclusive

Part One of TheJournal.ie’s two-part series on state surveillance in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone Hold Your Whisht

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”