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#Data Breach

# data-breach - Friday 20 July, 2018

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

The Irish News says it has seen the data.

# data-breach - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

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.

# data-breach - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

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

The attack attempted to compromise 5.9 million customer payment cards.

# data-breach - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Data Protection Commissioner concludes investigation into Yahoo over massive data breach

500 million people were affected by the breach.

# data-breach - Saturday 19 May, 2018

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.

# data-breach - Friday 18 May, 2018

INM board 'horrified' at the idea data was accessed

The company holds its AGM today.

# data-breach - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

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.

# data-breach - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school

A full garda investigation is now underway.

# data-breach - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

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

Two Facebook executives spoke before an Oireachtas committee this afternoon.

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.

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.

# data-breach - Friday 13 April, 2018

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.

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.

# data-breach - Thursday 12 April, 2018

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.

# data-breach - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

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.

# data-breach - Monday 9 April, 2018

'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.

# data-breach - Friday 6 April, 2018

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.

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

Many journalists’ confidential sources may have been compromised.

# data-breach - Thursday 5 April, 2018

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.

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.

# data-breach - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach

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

# data-breach - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

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.

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”.

# data-breach - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

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.”

# data-breach - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

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.

# data-breach - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

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.

# data-breach - Thursday 8 February, 2018

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.

# data-breach - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

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.

# data-breach - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

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.

# data-breach - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Missing AIB customer details found after bag handed into Galway business

About 550 customers were affected.

# data-breach - Thursday 15 December, 2016

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.

# data-breach - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Yahoo confirms at least 500 million accounts hacked

The company said the attack may be “State sponsored”

# data-breach - Friday 5 August, 2016

Couple find psychiatric reports beneath mattress in their rented Wexford house

The HSE said it is taking the matter “extremely seriously” and is investigating.

# data-breach - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Bus company used CCTV video 'unfairly' to catch driver using mobile phone

The airport bus operator was found to have obtained the footage improperly.

# data-breach - Friday 8 April, 2016

Irish drone register allowed access to personal details of 2,000 members

The Irish Aviation Authority said the error was down to a technical issue which has now been resolved.

# data-breach - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Irish Water ‘tightened controls’ after customer bank details were sent to the wrong people

The utility claims in records released under freedom of information that ‘extra staff training’ was instigated at no cost following the data breaches in March 2015.

# data-breach - Monday 3 August, 2015

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your bank holiday Monday.

# data-breach - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Glitch in Ryanair app let users access other people’s boarding passes

The office of the Data Protection Commissioner has been in touch with the airline.

# data-breach - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Parents registering their kids for GP care were shown other people's details

The website for the new system has been beset with problems since it went live yesterday.

# data-breach - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Photocopies of college students’ passports left in a skip on busy street

The college says all of the sensitive information has been recovered.

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