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The worst performing departmental website was the Department of Foreign Affairs, which had 96 trackers detected on it. Photograph: iStock

Software used to harvest potentially sensitive information about users is widespread across the websites of government departments and local authoriti(...)

The HSE was the worst performing of six national health service websites surveyed by eprivacy firm Cookiebot.

Users of Health Service Executive web pages about sensitive topics such as HIV, crisis pregnancy and cancer mortality are having their data “continuo(...)

Dublin’s five-star Conrad Hotel on Earlsfort Terrace. Photograph: Frank Miller

Kerry Co-op is to put a proposal to the Revenue Commissioners that could clear the way for its members to benefit from a partial spin-out of its €2.2 (...)

At the end of 2016, some 39 per cent of Irish internet users were relying on ad-blocking software.

Adblocking software not only hits small and medium-sized publishers’ revenues but also their internet traffic, according to new research. A White Pap(...)

According to the study, concern over viruses and malware were the top reasons cited by users for using adblock software, as was irritation with the type of ads served up.

The use of ad blockers rose faster in Ireland than almost every other country last year and it now ranks joint second globally behind only Indonesia i(...)

A survey of the 600 business leaders in attendance at the PwC forum found 39.7 per cent had experienced a cyber attack in the last year. Photograph: Getty Images

The cyber threat landscape is bigger than ever in 2015, with social engineering methods such as fake emails becoming more sophisticated, according to (...)

Consumers are deciding  to filter out online ads by downloading software to their PC, tablet or smartphone

Over the past two months, the issue of ad blocking has become a dominant agenda item in the global advertising market. Consumers are deciding effectiv(...)

Screengrab from Business Insider homepage

Last week, German media giant Axel Springer paid $343 million to buy a big chunk of online news site Business Insider, bringing its shareholding to 97(...)

Apple is expected to make games a primary selling point of its new Apple TV product, which is scheduled to be announced on Wednesday September 9th, 2015 in San Francisco, a big change from previous versions of Apple TV. (Photograph: Jason Raish/The New York Times)

It’s only a matter of hours before Apple kicks off its September event, and expectations are already high. Last year saw the unveiling of the redesi(...)