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From TheJournal.ie Experts say these are best ways to keep your identity safe online Watch Out

Experts say these are best ways to keep your identity safe online

Some are pretty simple.

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.”

From The42 A fan broke through security to have a go at the world diving series & no it wasn't Ashley Young Simulation

A fan broke through security to have a go at the world diving series & no it wasn't Ashley Young

We only made the ‘joke’ before you did in the comment section.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can check what passwords are saved on your browser TechKnowHow

Here's how you can check what passwords are saved on your browser

There may be a number of accounts saved that you may have forgotten about.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ramping up': 250 new gardaí will be recruited this year Templemore

'Ramping up': 250 new gardaí will be recruited this year

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald made the announcement this morning at the annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI).

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Activist pulls out of Trinity talk on 'Rise of Islamism' citing unreasonable conditions Not Happy

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.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway? TechKnowHow

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?

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

From TheJournal.ie Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport New Orleans

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie The White House was sent an envelope filled with cyanide Security

The White House was sent an envelope filled with cyanide

There were no injuries or exposure concerns.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie "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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Leinster House visitors could now be scanned and x-rayed Security Review

Leinster House visitors could now be scanned and x-rayed

TDs are concerned the potential measures could cause long queues.

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

From TheJournal.ie Enda: The guards wanted to give me extra security, but I'm grand No Worries

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that's travelled around the globe Out Of Service

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí received close to €5million for policing private events this year Security

Gardaí received close to €5million for policing private events this year

The figure has increased since 2012.

From TheJournal.ie HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse Protect

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”.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's nothing more horrendous' - Watch out for burglars after your Christmas gifts Intruder Alert

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Australian PM: 'I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible' Sydney Siege

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.