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#Data Breach

From TheJournal.ie 'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies FAKE NEWS

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies

A report by the UK government has examined the tech giant’s role in spreading fake news.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital Our Lady Of Lourdes

Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital

This is at least the second time this year that people have protested outside the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook says it no longer lets companies like Netflix, Spotify read users' private messages Data Breach

Facebook says it no longer lets companies like Netflix, Spotify read users' private messages

Facebook said the partnerships did allow features like “messaging integrations” but nearly all have been shut down over the past few months.

From TheJournal.ie Health body apologises after email addresses of 200 job applicants are incorrectly shared in email Data Breach

Health body apologises after email addresses of 200 job applicants are incorrectly shared in email

The Data Protection Commissioner has been informed of the incident.

From TheJournal.ie NUIG data breach concerns as USB possibly storing student details goes missing Data Breach

NUIG data breach concerns as USB possibly storing student details goes missing

All students who may have been impacted have been notified.

From TheJournal.ie Irish data watchdog told only small amount of EU accounts affected in Facebook data breach Hacked

Irish data watchdog told only small amount of EU accounts affected in Facebook data breach

On Friday, Facebook reported that up to 50 million accounts were breached in a security flaw.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach Hacked

Facebook management to be called before Oireachtas Committee over 'alarming' security breach

Yesterday it emerged that up to 50 million accounts were affected this week after a flaw on the social network was exploited by hackers.

From TheJournal.ie Data of hundreds of farmers paid for taking part in government scheme leaked Data Breach

Data of hundreds of farmers paid for taking part in government scheme leaked

It comes the same day as the Department announces the approval of a similar scheme for the forestry sector.

From TheJournal.ie 37,000 Eir customers affected by data breach after laptop stolen Unencrypted

37,000 Eir customers affected by data breach after laptop stolen

Gardaí and the Data Protection Commissioner have been notified.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI says it has 'no report' of private data being handed to loyalist paramilitaries Data Breach

PSNI says it has 'no report' of private data being handed to loyalist paramilitaries

The Irish News says it has seen the data.

From TheJournal.ie Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach Security

Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach

People who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets between February and 23 June 2018 could be at risk.

From TheJournal.ie Dixons Carphone yet to determine if Irish customers affected by major cyber attack Data Breach

Dixons Carphone yet to determine if Irish customers affected by major cyber attack

The attack attempted to compromise 5.9 million customer payment cards.

From TheJournal.ie Data Protection Commissioner concludes investigation into Yahoo over massive data breach Data Protection

Data Protection Commissioner concludes investigation into Yahoo over massive data breach

500 million people were affected by the breach.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data Ipswich

Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data

The BBC reports that two staff members were disciplined on the same date Sheeran was admitted.

From TheJournal.ie INM board 'horrified' at the idea data was accessed Data Breach

INM board 'horrified' at the idea data was accessed

The company holds its AGM today.

From TheJournal.ie Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis Data

Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis

Cambridge Analytica sought information on Facebook to build psychological profiles on a large portion of the US electorate.

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school Data Breach

Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school

A full garda investigation is now underway.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook rolling out tool in Ireland to help combat fake abortion referendum advertisements Data

Facebook rolling out tool in Ireland to help combat fake abortion referendum advertisements

Two Facebook executives spoke before an Oireachtas committee this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to consider law to protect journalists' sources following alleged INM data breach Media

Taoiseach to consider law to protect journalists' sources following alleged INM data breach

Micheál Martin said any violation of a journalist’s data should be a criminal offence.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland More Questions No Answers

Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland

Up to 44,687 people in Ireland may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

From TheJournal.ie INM to appoint external experts to review how editorial data is kept Data Breach

INM to appoint external experts to review how editorial data is kept

Earlier this week, INM wrote to the individuals who may have had their data searched.

From TheJournal.ie Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made Bank Documents

Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made

The Department of Finance confirmed that a former IBRC bank official had IBRC documents, and attempted to use them in an ongoing court case.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach and Communications Minister both say alleged data breach at INM is 'concerning' Data Breach

Taoiseach and Communications Minister both say alleged data breach at INM is 'concerning'

“For a democracy to function, we need an independent press,” the Taoiseach said in Galway today.

From TheJournal.ie INM has written to individuals who may be affected by alleged data breach at company Data Breach

INM has written to individuals who may be affected by alleged data breach at company

The letter also details former chairperson of INM Leslie Buckley’s involvement in the breach.

From TheJournal.ie 'My mistake, I'm sorry': Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg testimony to Congress released Data Breach

'My mistake, I'm sorry': Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg testimony to Congress released

Zuckerberg will testify tomorrow amid the firestorm over the hijacking of data on millions of Facebook users.

From TheJournal.ie INM CEO says 'the truth will prevail' about alleged massive data breach INM

INM CEO says 'the truth will prevail' about alleged massive data breach

Details of the ODCE affidavit have leaked through media outlets.

From TheJournal.ie 'There’s a strange atmosphere’: INM staff on how they're coping with data breach controversy Data Breach

'There’s a strange atmosphere’: INM staff on how they're coping with data breach controversy

Many journalists’ confidential sources may have been compromised.

From TheJournal.ie Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act' Cambridge Analytica

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

From TheJournal.ie Cambridge Analytica: UK regulator probing Facebook over data used in political campaigns Data Breach

Cambridge Analytica: UK regulator probing Facebook over data used in political campaigns

Facebook has admitted that data of up to 87 million users was shared with Cambridge Analytica.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach Cambridge Analytica

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach

It was previously thought that 50 million users had been affected.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM? Independent News And Media

Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?

An alleged significant data breach at Independent News and Media has come into the public domain.

From TheJournal.ie Gay dating app Grindr under fire after revelation it shared users' HIV status with third parties Data

Gay dating app Grindr under fire after revelation it shared users' HIV status with third parties

Grindr said in a statement that sharing data with the specific third parties was “industry practice”.

From TheJournal.ie Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users Cambridge Analytica This post contains videos

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users

“I started Facebook, and at the end of the day I’m responsible for what happens on our platform.”

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach Data Breach

Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

From TheJournal.ie Library records of 20 people in Dublin edited to include sexually explicit information Data Breach

Library records of 20 people in Dublin edited to include sexually explicit information

The details of the case were outlined Data Protection Commissioner’s annual report, published today.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for public bodies not to be exempt from fines after details about 18 patients found on street Patient Data

Calls for public bodies not to be exempt from fines after details about 18 patients found on street

Last week in Drogheda, documents containing personal data from hospital patients was found by a local man on the street.

From TheJournal.ie Uber covered up massive hack that stole personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers Major Breach

Uber covered up massive hack that stole personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers

So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a blog post by Uber’s recently hired CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi.

From TheJournal.ie Yahoo had said 1 billion accounts were hacked. Now, it's saying 3 billion were Oops

Yahoo had said 1 billion accounts were hacked. Now, it's saying 3 billion were

“Whether it’s 1 billion or 3 billion is largely immaterial. Assume it affects you,” said a security expert.

From TheJournal.ie Missing AIB customer details found after bag handed into Galway business Data Breach

Missing AIB customer details found after bag handed into Galway business

About 550 customers were affected.

From TheJournal.ie Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach Hack

Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach

The settlement comes after a hacker group released what was said to be personal data on millions of people.

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