security

Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg
Jul 31 '14 09:15

There is still little faith in the safety of the area around the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine, as the Dutch team looking to access the site for investigation had to turn back again yesterday. The chance that they will be able to access the site soon is not likely, the OSCE says.

Donetsk
Jul 30 '14 08:23

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine say that there is no truth in the claim that the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is not allowed into the area where the Malaysia Airlines plane crashed on the 17th of July. They insist rather that they have always worked "effectively" together with the organization.

Minister Timmermans
Jul 25 '14 10:32

Minister Frans Timmermans and his Australian Foreign Affairs colleague Julie Bishop arrived in Kharkiv, Ukraine Friday morning to visit with the forensic team in the area.

border control
Jul 7 '14 08:28

Mayors of eight Dutch and three Belgian cities are going to come together on Tuesday evening for a summit about jihad fighters after the report that threats of a rising number of returned fighters on European soil warned of possible attacks in the future, the AD reports.

Star of David
Jun 20 '14 15:00

The Cabinet is discussing a "structural security plan" in response to heightened security threats for the Jewish community, after the attack on the Jewish Museum in Brussels in May. Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice told Parliament on Thursday that institutions will be protected.

iCloud
May 21 '14 12:00

A gang of Dutch-Moroccan hackers, operating under the name Doulci, have somehow managed to crack Apple security, which makes it easy to unlock stolen iPhones. Apple's online storage service iCloud has never been hacked before. It is used by almost 400 million people, the Telegraaf reports.

May 20 '14 13:31

The chip technology on the current PIN-pass cards, the co-called EMV-chip, seems to have several vulnerabilities that make it possible to copy. The chip was first introduced to eliminate the threat of hacking.

Market
May 20 '14 09:19

In an effort to increase safety at markets, for vendors as well as customers, the ministry of Security and Justice, the Central Association for Itinerant Trade (CVAH) and the Center for Criminality Prevention (CCV) have banded together to urge market vendors to use PIN machines for transactions, instead of using cash.

Bandidos
May 8 '14 15:08

The mayor of Echt-Susteren, Jos Hessels, says he's had it with motorcycle gangs, after the newest attack on a Bandidos member took place in his city, he tells Radio 1 Journaal.

The use of drones by police departments around the world to easily monitor crowds of people is increasing. (credit Daily Mail)
Apr 7 '14 09:19

During the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) last month in The Hague, police intercepted around ten drones. Several weapons were also seized during that time.

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Apr 1 '14 08:32

The wife of the jewelry store owner who was burgled in Deurne on Friday evening did not have a weapons license according to head officer of justice Bart Niewenhuizen in an announcement on Monday. It is also still unclear if it was her who shot the gun.

Mar 26 '14 14:16

The Dutch national police are pleased with their performance during the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) so far. There were no major disruptions. 140 Arrests were made so far, most of them protesters.

Cheers
Mar 11 '14 15:00

WhatsApp for Android has released a new update, which includes new privacy features and the option to pay for a friend's subscription, the Inquirer reports.

Jan 25 '14 04:34

Authorities sounded the alarm, Friday afternoon, in an area surrounding the industrial area, "Overstad," in Alkmaar. After a large fire in the night of Thursday on Friday, asbestos was found on Friday. Authorities quickly locked down the surrounding area.

Dec 23 '13 12:21

National Railway Company NS and its workers' union have fired off a letter to Security and Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten in which they demand measures be taken against the abuses on-board personnel often endure at the hands of passengers.

spijkerman
Dec 14 '13 17:11

After a politician apologized and resigned Thursday over a racially insensitive Tweet, an actor who insulted Black TV talkshow host Humberto Tan in November, followed suit on Friday.

Nov 7 '13 16:23

A group of lawyers, journalists and privacy advocates is taking the Netherlands government to court to stop Dutch intelligence using phone data illegally acquired by the American secret agency National Security Agency (NSA), AFP reports Wednesday.

Apr 26 '13 17:53

Certain categories of merchant ships can hire their own security in the future for areas where pirates are active.

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