first_img 8. It’s the ‘Jackson Four’ from Chelsea – click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 13 Admittedly, anyone posting pictures of their breakfast, whether or not it is a footballer, is pretty boring.But then talkSPORT saw Lionel Messi’s breakfast table and thought it was pretty cool.And we also found plenty of other weird and wonderful pics posted by his fellow pros.IN PICTURES: THE FUNNIEST FOOTBALLER TWEETSKeep up to date with all talkSPORT content here:On FacebookOn TwitterOn YouTube 13 10. Hope the result didn’t give Robin van Persie the hump… – click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 13 3. Interesting loungewear from Bendtner – click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 13 12. Watch out that Mesut Ozil table topper doesn’t go missing… – click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 13 13 13. Meet the Kloses… or is it the Merkels? 13 6. Ronaldo turns Ricardo Quaresma’s car into a mobile advert – click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 5. Breakfast of champions! Click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 2. Only women are able to do that, Radamel! click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 9. Alex Song hasn’t shone this brightly since December – click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 13 11. To be fair, Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey have been talking about their hunger for success – click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 13 13 13 7. Frank Lampard was happy with his present from Christine Bleakley – click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 1. Check out Neymar’s new wheels – click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 4. Relief for Benzema – click the arrow above, right, to see more strange photos from Instagram 13 13last_img read more


first_imgTHERE was a massive turn-out tonight for the 20th running of the Ballyare 10k. More than 350 people took part in either the 10k race – or the 5k fun walk.Run from Carr’s of the Diamond and taking in one of the toughest 10k routes in Co Donegal, hundreds of local people turned out to cheer on the runners and the walkers.Local legend Patrick Hegarty, a multiple Irish champion, is race director these days (and of course still a runner.)His astonishing record for the course at just over 30 minutes still stands after tonight’s event, which was won by Derry man Declan Reid who led from the front but couldn’t break Patrick’s record. Congratulations to all those who took part and a special mention to Carr’s of the Diamond where once again tea, coffee, sandwiches and enough cakes and buns to feed an army were laid on for participant and spectator alike.We will have a video of the walkers – and all the results a bit later on. DONEGALDAILY TV VIDEO: LOCAL LEGEND’S RECORD STILL STANDS AFTER 20TH BALLYARE 10K was last modified: August 24th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DONEGALDAILY TV VIDEO: LOCAL LEGEND’S RECORD STILL STANDS AFTER 20TH BALLYARE 10Klast_img read more


first_imgStory Highlights Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in charge of Operations, Bishop Dr. Gary Welsh, is advising farmers, consumers and persons who buy goods for resale to be vigilant in order to protect themselves against praedial larceny during the festive season. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in charge of Operations, Bishop Dr. Gary Welsh, is advising farmers, consumers and persons who buy goods for resale to be vigilant in order to protect themselves against praedial larceny during the festive season.“Incidents of farm theft escalate during the festive season due to an increase in recreational activities,” he told JIS News in a recent interview.One role of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is to execute the mandate of the Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit (PLPU), which falls under the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, in prosecuting crimes that fall under the Agriculture Produce and all other relevant Acts.ACP Welsh said that farmers and owners of animals, particularly owners of small livestock, should take the necessary precautions to protect their property and livelihood. However, they are warned not to go outside the provisions of the law in an attempt to protect their possessions.“It is important that they also devise ways to improve and maintain security of their properties, because the police are not able to offer the level of security that would provide that protection on individual farms and homes,” he said.These may include proper fencing, adequate lighting and engaging the services of security guards.Farmers should also ensure that their animals have some unique identification marks, such as tattoos, tags or any other markings, so that they can be easily identified in case they are stolen or slaughtered.ACP Welsh is also cautioning persons who buy and sell farm produce that they must bear in mind that the Larceny Act covers receiving stolen property.He said the issue of receiving stolen property is a very deceptive offence, which morphs itself into the regular transaction.ACP Welsh added that persons who are seeking to buy and sell always want to pay a low price and then resell at a much higher price. However, if they buy produce at ridiculously low prices and are required to account, one of the points to prove is that they should know the going market price.He said they must have receipts in their possession when transporting the goods on the public thoroughfare, in order to give account if they are required to do so. “It is critical that you have a receipt or you may stand to lose your goods and spend Christmas behind bars,” ACP Welsh said.Meanwhile, he is advising consumers to do some due diligence before purchasing goods, whether at the market or otherwise. They are encouraged to buy from reputable persons or businesses. “If someone just shows up selling a few items, make sure you ask questions or you may be promoting the illicit trade or even endangering your health,” ACP Welsh warned.The JCF is also encouraging persons to give information to the police on those who are engaging in praedial larceny. However, they are warned not to confront anyone who they suspect may be involved; instead, they should contact the nearest police station, call 119 or make a report to any police officer deployed in the town centres or market districts. “Incidents of farm theft escalate during the festive season due to an increase in recreational activities,” he told JIS News in a recent interview. One role of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is to execute the mandate of the Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit (PLPU), which falls under the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, in prosecuting crimes that fall under the Agriculture Produce and all other relevant Acts.last_img read more


first_img Rep. Peter Lucido today announced the House Commerce and Trade Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday on his legislation to eliminate the twice-yearly time change in Michigan.“It’s about time,” said Lucido. “The dreaded time change has bothered me for as long as I can remember, and I’ve been working to eliminate it ever since the voters sent me to the Capitol. I’m extremely pleased to see my bill finally gain some traction with my colleagues in the House, and I’m looking forward to hearing how they feel about it on Tuesday.”The second-term Shelby Township legislator said the twice-a-year time changes are disruptive, making employees late to work and negatively affecting how students perform at school.  Rather than end Daylight Saving Time, however, Lucido wants Michigan to remain in it all the time.In addition, Lucido said numerous studies have shown harmful health repercussions due to changing the clocks twice a year. Reports have shown increases in heart attacks, seizures, strokes and on-the-job injuries due to time changes. He cites a 2014 study by the American College of Cardiology that shows a 25-percent jump in heart attacks occurred the Monday after moving the clocks, compared to other Mondays during the year.“I’ve talked to people all across our state, and what people hate the most is changing back and forth. It hurts their performance at work and school and, as studies have shown, it’s harmful to their health,” Lucido said. “The majority of people I’ve spoken with want us to stay in Daylight Saving Time all year, so that’s the direction this state overwhelmingly favors. My legislation eliminates this clock-changing foolishness while giving us the added benefit of having more hours of sunlight in the evening.”### 16Mar Rep. Lucido announces hearing on time change legislation Categories: Lucido Newslast_img read more


Technology users should be offered more detailed support and guidance when creating account passwords in order to make them more secure and harder to crack, a study suggests. Citation: Basic password guidance can dramatically improve account security, study shows (2018, February 28) retrieved 18 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2018-02-basic-password-guidance-account.html Study examines websites’ password practices Explore further Provided by University of Plymouth Research led by the University of Plymouth found those who receive basic guidance including password meters were up to 40 per cent more likely to make their choices secure.However, those given feedback such as how likely it was that hackers could guess their passwords – and therefore access private information held in their accounts – were up to 10 times more likely to change their original choice to something more secure.The research was conducted by the University’s Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research (CSCAN), in conjunction with the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University and the Department of Computer Sciences at Purdue University.Published in Computers & Security, it comes at a time when the global cyber security threat is continuing to rise with accounts held by individuals and organisations constantly at risk of attack.Steve Furnell, Professor of Information Security and the Director of CSCAN, said: “Over the past few years, numerous cyberattacks and security incidents have demonstrated that protecting personal and professional assets is no longer an optional duty. Yet many still occur out of unintentional mistakes such as negligence, carelessness, and human errors. Despite the advance in security technology, the weakest link in the information security realm still lies in end-users so it is essential that more support is offered to try and overcome this in the future.”The research focused on two experiments designed to investigate how variations in password meter usage and feedback can positively affect resulting password choices.In one experiment, 300 users creating an internet account were offered either none or a range of advice including a standard password meter, emojis or an emotive feedback message. The results showed the number of choices rated ‘weak’ falling from 75 per cent, where users received no guidance, to around a third when they were shown more emotive messages.For the second, 500 participants in the United States were presented with more specific security-related advice, including suggestions of how long it would take a hacker to crack their password. Those users had a significantly greater understanding of the risks, and created passwords that were longer and up to 10 times stronger as a result.As part of the study, researchers also demonstrated that several leading sites – including Facebook, Twitter and Amazon – continue to permit weak passwords practice, allowing combinations of the user’s first name and surname, a string of numbers such as “1234567890” and the word “password” respectively.Professor Furnell added: “If this lack of provision is apparent with market-leading sites, it is unlikely that users are being better served in other contexts, and it potentially goes some way to explaining why bad practices persist. A common weakness in the provision of security is that while relevant features are present and available to be employed, users are often expected to use them with little upfront guidance, or ongoing support. It is therefore hardly surprising to find that users’ resulting behaviours are often explicitly insecure.”These findings provide a lesson not only for passwords, but for end-user security in general, as the combination of effective guidance and enforcement gives users the chance to understand and buy into security right from the start.” More information: Steven Furnell et al. Enhancing security behaviour by supporting the user, Computers & Security (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.cose.2018.01.016 This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. read more