Category Archive: Internet

Finally Some Action Against Rate-Your-Solicitor.com

The Irish Times reported on Saturday that finally some action is to be taken against obnoxious website Rate-Your-Solicitor.com. A lot of solicitors in Wicklow have suffered unfairly at the hands of Rate-Your-Solicitor.com.

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Battle of the Apps for Smartphones

Good article in Irish Times today (15th Oct 2010) about the battle going on for control of the smartphones apps. The iPhone has 250,000 apps and 19.2% share of the European market. The HTC has 90,000 apps and 6.1% share of the European smartphone market. The Nokia has 40,000 apps and 54.4% share of the …

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Irish Tax Revenue Has 10 Laptops Stolen

On Friday, 28th January, the Data Protection Commissioner has begun an investigation into the theft of laptops from the Revenue Commissioners in Dublin. Three men walked in to an office block at Ashtown Gate on the Navan Road last night and stole ten laptops. The Revenue Commissioners are still trying to determine if anything else …

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More Data Breaches – Fine Gael Website

There have been more Data Breaches – this time it was the Fine Gael website. Fine Gael has confirmed that the contact details of just under 2,000 people were compromised in the attack on its website on Sunday 9th Jan 2011. The website is currently closed down and there is a message saying that an entity …

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Apple Mac – New Virus

ZD Net reported on 29th Oct 2010  A new Trojan horse malware that affects Mac OS X has been uncovered by Macintosh Security site SecureMac. The Trojan is called ‘trojan.osx.boonana.a’ and is being disguised as a video and distributed through social-networking sites such as Facebook. It appears on people’s Facebook pages and may contain the …

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