Users of iPhone and other Apple devices have been told to update to a new operating system rushed out by the firm to overcome a potential risk of hacking.
Sun, 24 Jul, 2016
Researchers at an internet security firm say they have found 343 “porn clicker-type” malicious apps on Google Play in seven months.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Sun, 13 Dec, 2015
Precautions advised as return to school will see an upsurge in use of mobiles and computers by children
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
Consumers are being warned against an e-mail scam, asking for Bank of Ireland account details.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
As couples celebrate the most romantic day of the year, those looking for love online have been given a reminder they are courting a “virtual” stranger who may not be all they seem.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
Online payment systems may be a target of cyber criminals this year, warns an internet security firm.
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
With young people targeted for data theft 35 times more often than adults, students are being advised to ensure their mobile and desktop devices are secure both at school and at home as they enter a new academic year.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
An internet security company is warning about a widespread Facebook scam that is exploiting the tragic suicide of comic actor Robin Williams.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
Owners of mobile phones and tablets using Android technology are under threat from hackers who use malware to lock down their devices until the owners pay a ransom.
Wed, 11 Jun, 2014
Homes and businesses have been warned they have just two weeks to secure personal and vital business information on their computers before a gang of international cybercriminals begins another campaign of hacking which has so far netted them €75m.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2014
Fraudulent tax return notices have been emailed to many Irish people over the final days of last year in a bid to get personal information, it has emerged.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2014
We are still splashing the cash online even if tough economic times have reined in the spending.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2013
Eight out of 10 children sexually abused online have had their social network site accessed by their abuser to gain information about them.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2013
Irish computer users may have lost up to €300m from cybercrime, according to a survey of 1,000 adults.
Sat, 09 Nov, 2013
An internet security company is urging parents to monitor their children’s online activity after it emerged that 13% of people aged 15 to 24 admitted to being cyber-bullied.
Thu, 04 Apr, 2013
A bizarre assassination threat involving a horse, lard, and a sex toy is the latest email scam.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2012
Consumers have been warned to be wary of text and email scams after a spate of incidents over the past few days.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012