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Lead cyber crime garda issues advice to public struck by data leak from HSE ransomware attack
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Lead cyber crime garda issues advice to public struck by data leak from HSE ransomware attack

Jun 3rd 2021, 1:20 PM 29,656 Views 30 Comments

The data of 520 patients has appeared online since the cyber attack.

HSE hack: A sensitive Tusla database dealing with child protection cases can't be accessed
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HSE hack: A sensitive Tusla database dealing with child protection cases can't be accessed

Updated May 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 32,561 Views 28 Comments

The Tusla database holds information on current and previous child care cases.

Personal data of MyHome.ie customers 'inadvertently' leaked online
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Personal data of MyHome.ie customers 'inadvertently' leaked online

May 19th 2021, 9:38 AM 34,024 Views 18 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has been notified.

Data Protection Commission launches probe into Facebook over user data breach
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Data Protection Commission launches probe into Facebook over user data breach

Apr 14th 2021, 4:16 PM 8,425 Views 12 Comments

The dataset leaked online included phone numbers and email addresses from Facebook users

Department apologises after 'careless' data breach of people attending mother and baby home redress meetings
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Department apologises after 'careless' data breach of people attending mother and baby home redress meetings

Mar 25th 2021, 4:12 PM 21,444 Views 12 Comments

Those affected by the breach are “deeply upset and distressed” by the sharing of their email addresses without their consent.

Fastway Couriers apologises after customer data from over 440,000 parcel deliveries hacked
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Fastway Couriers apologises after customer data from over 440,000 parcel deliveries hacked

Mar 11th 2021, 6:22 PM 169,337 Views 81 Comments

Customer data relating to more than 400,000 parcel deliveries was accessed by hackers.

Tusla suffers 23 'high risk' data breaches - including stolen files and loss of devices - since last year
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# Child And Family Agency

Tusla suffers 23 'high risk' data breaches - including stolen files and loss of devices - since last year

Aug 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 14,576 Views 9 Comments

The vast majority of the cases involved an “employee error or omission”.

Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online
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Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online

Dec 28th 2019, 7:29 PM 20,238 Views 17 Comments

It has been described as a “farcical and inexcusable mistake”.

Former INM executive Joe Webb takes legal action against the media company
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Former INM executive Joe Webb takes legal action against the media company

Oct 2nd 2019, 5:29 PM 9,593 Views 0 Comments

Webb, the former CEO of INM Ireland, was one of the so-called #INM19 who allegedly had their emails accessed by an external company.

Data Protection Commission notified over 2018 breach by State Examinations Commission
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Data Protection Commission notified over 2018 breach by State Examinations Commission

Aug 18th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,388 Views 7 Comments

The breach, which occurred last year, affected 64 medical card holders.

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog
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Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog

Apr 26th 2019, 6:06 PM 10,352 Views 21 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage breach.

Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised
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# Cabot Financial

Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised

Apr 11th 2019, 9:00 PM 26,029 Views 9 Comments

The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.

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

Feb 18th 2019, 8:23 AM 12,590 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 1st 2019, 4:37 PM 73,847 Views 209 Comments

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

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

Dec 20th 2018, 7:30 AM 12,650 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Dec 15th 2018, 7:30 AM 27,970 Views 23 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has been informed of the incident.

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

Nov 19th 2018, 7:39 PM 13,883 Views 17 Comments

All students who may have been impacted have been notified.

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

Oct 1st 2018, 10:40 PM 6,598 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Sep 29th 2018, 2:25 PM 10,695 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Sep 27th 2018, 11:55 AM 22,264 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:16 AM 25,136 Views 47 Comments

Gardaí and the Data Protection Commissioner have been notified.

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

Jul 20th 2018, 8:35 AM 8,350 Views 30 Comments

The Irish News says it has seen the data.

Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach
# Security
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# Security

Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach

Jun 27th 2018, 10:23 PM 23,356 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2018, 11:30 AM 9,012 Views 7 Comments

The attack attempted to compromise 5.9 million customer payment cards.

Data Protection Commissioner concludes investigation into Yahoo over massive data breach
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Data Protection Commissioner concludes investigation into Yahoo over massive data breach

Jun 7th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,447 Views 8 Comments

500 million people were affected by the breach.

Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data
# Ipswich
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# Ipswich

Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data

May 19th 2018, 7:42 PM 94,066 Views 28 Comments

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

INM board 'horrified' at the idea data was accessed
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INM board 'horrified' at the idea data was accessed

May 18th 2018, 8:35 AM 6,601 Views 0 Comments

The company holds its AGM today.

Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis
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Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis

May 2nd 2018, 8:10 PM 13,741 Views 38 Comments

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

Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school
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Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school

Apr 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,823 Views 24 Comments

A full garda investigation is now underway.

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

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

Apr 17th 2018, 6:29 PM 12,100 Views 87 Comments

Two Facebook executives spoke before an Oireachtas committee this afternoon.

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

Apr 17th 2018, 4:35 PM 6,319 Views 0 Comments

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

Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland
# More Questions No Answers
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# More Questions No Answers

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

Apr 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 7,280 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Apr 13th 2018, 7:24 PM 4,564 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 13th 2018, 12:10 AM 10,822 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 12th 2018, 5:32 PM 6,112 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 11th 2018, 1:31 PM 5,632 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 9th 2018, 6:28 PM 12,202 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Apr 6th 2018, 3:29 PM 12,364 Views 0 Comments

Details of the ODCE affidavit have leaked through media outlets.

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

Apr 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,312 Views 0 Comments

Many journalists’ confidential sources may have been compromised.

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

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

Apr 5th 2018, 9:45 PM 19,206 Views 67 Comments

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

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