For all the millions companies spend each year protecting their IT infrastructure from hackers, viruses, and other forms of malware, many forget that their social media accounts could be their weak link. So what can companies do to protect themselves, their staff, and their customers, against social media threats?
Today was an historic day for Ireland. In what is seen as a sign of the peace and close friendship between The Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom the country saw the first State visit by a British monarch.
Meanwhile, on Twitter the visit proved to be a goldmine for the best of Irish online comedy (and lightening fast Photoshop skills). Here are some of the best from today.
The National Consumer Agency is warning AIB and other bank customers to be wary of convincing spam emails circulating at the moment. The advisory comes on foot of another warning by the agency of advanced ATM skimming scams targeting AIB customers.
Gardaí and the National Consumer agency today warned ATM consumers to careful of very convincing skimming devices that have been found attached to AIB ATMs. Devises have been found fitted over the newer-style AIB ATMs which convincingly mimic the design of the distinctive green AIB ATM card slots. The only give away that the skimming device are attach is the square ‘handle’ on the top of the card slot.
As we reported earlier Irish students have been live tweeting their Dublin protests using the hastag #studentmarch. You can follow the reaction below using our live Twitter feed. (Feed will auto update)
As the #studentmarch in Dublin today turned violent, news reports from citizen journalists at the protest came flooding in on Twitter. This is one of those occasions that Twitter, as a live blogging tool, becomes extremely useful.