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# Breach

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2022
# Cincinnati
US police in standoff with gunman who tried to breach FBI Ohio office
The Federal Bureau of Investigation said a person armed with a weapon had tried to “breach” the entry to the bureau’s office.
# Breach
Frank Lampard charged by FA for Merseyside derby comments
The Everton boss said Liverpool would have been awarded a spot-kick had Mohamed Salah gone down like Anthony Gordon did in a challenge that was not penalised.
All time
# Off the hook
Dublin GAA team will not face prosecution for Covid-19 breaches
Photographs were published in the Irish Independent of the team taking part in a training session last March.
# RULES BREACH
US military troops travelling into Shannon Airport breached Covid-19 regulations
The US crew stayed in a Limerick hotel overnight, leaving to buy food at one point, before flying on to the US the following day.
# Breach
Rangers launch investigation amid allegations players breached Covid-19 rules
Scotland remains under strict lockdown restrictions to help curb the spread of coronavirus.
# Breach
Central Bank fines insurance company over €40,000 after customers overcharged
The Central Bank of Ireland found that Keystone Insurance overcharged 62 customers over five years.
# Breach
Barbarians coronavirus protocol breaches leaves England game in doubt
A decision on whether Sunday’s match at Twickenham can go ahead is set to be made by 3pm on Friday.
# Breach
Scottish MP apologises for travelling to and from Parliament with Covid-19
She broke a lot of guidelines.
# In hot water
United ace Greenwood apologises and promises to learn lesson after young England duo's Covid breach
Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden were sent home from international duty yesterday.
# Deadline Day
'We have made mistakes': Saracens drop appeal, accept €6.4m fine and 35-point deduction
Defending Premiership champions must accept the penalties “with humility”, says chairman Nigel Wray.
# Breach
Sheffield Wednesday charged by EFL over Hillsborough stadium sale
The Championship club have been charged following alleged breaches of financial rules.
# Penalised
Saracens docked 35 points and fined €6.2m for breaching salary cap
The European champions have been heavily sanctioned by Premiership Rugby.
# Misconduct
Everton defender charged by FA for breaking betting rules
Colombian international Yerry Mina is understood to have featured in an advertisement for a betting company in his homeland.
# Breach
Tens of thousands of Irish users' emails and phone numbers were exposed in last year's Facebook hack
Confidential emails from the social networking giant reveal the local fallout of the September attack.
# Breach
Ryanair faces fines for breaching employment law in Spain, ministry says
The Spanish labour ministry has threatened to fine the airline for 16 infractions.
# fire in the hole
Facebook says that up to 50 million of its accounts have been breached
The social media giant says the breach is something that is “incredibly important”.
# 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.
# Breach
Newcastle hit with FA charge over betting company logo on youth team kit
The Premier League club are “in breach of the FA’s kit and advertising regulations” according to a statement.
# 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.
# Intesa
Central Bank fines life assurance firm €1m over money laundering and terrorist financing breaches
The fine reflects the significant increase in penalties imposed for such breaches in recent years.
# Breach
Barca blame Twitter hack for announcement of Di Maria signing
A bizarrely-timed tweet in the early hours of this morning appeared to confirm his arrival from PSG.
# Working time
Dublin Bus ordered to compensate driver over 'systematic' rostering breach
A Labour Court ruling has highlighted the company’s failure to tell drivers of their specific start and finish times at least 24 hours in advance.
# inactive
Even Mark Zuckerberg's online accounts aren't safe from hackers
The Facebook CEO found his accounts on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Pinterest compromised last night.
Yep, people are still pretty terrible at choosing passwords
You would think that people would know not to use ’123456′ as a password.
# Breach
Wales under investigation for allegedly breaching World Cup regulations
A number of back-up players from outside Warren Gatland’s 31-man squad trained with the side yesterday.
# obliging
The HSE divulged salary details of one of their employees to a person 'who asked for them'
There was a nearly 50% jump in data breaches notified to the data protection commissioner Helen Dixon in 2014.
# Social Protection
There were 24 data breaches in Joan Burton's department this year
Most of the cases were due to “genuine error”, the Tánaiste said.
# Data Breach
Ex-Garda working as a PI illegally obtained info from PULSE
Information from PULSE and from the ESB was provided to the investigator, who was trying to trace people for a number of credit unions.
# privacy breach
Hackers access 100,000 Snapchat photos and they're preparing to leak them
The collection includes a large amount of child pornography, including many videos sent between teenagers.
# gone
US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches
Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency
# Sound Advice
The 5 ministers whose special advisers still breach the government's €92k pay cap
The government’s breach of its own pay ceiling for advisers has been controversial in recent years.
# disclosure
Less than half of political parties accounting units have made their donation returns
The Commission plans to name and shame the political party accounting units that fail to submit their return on time.
# Driving Licence
Breach on new driving licence website affects 721 people
The ‘Contact Us’ form on the new website was not refreshing as quickly as it should have and so details of users remained when the next users went to fill it in.
# US Military
Armed US plane landed at Shannon 'in error'
Shannonwatch said it is difficult to believe that a breach of this kind was an administrative error.
# confidential
Eleven breaches of patient data at HSE hospitals in six months
The HSE said breaches could have included the placing of a referral letter in the wrong chart or the a document sent to a person with the same name as a patient.
# Children
Childcare providers who breach regulations could be fined €100,000
An amendment bill tabled by Fianna Fáil would see the fines being brought into place.
# LivingSocial
Deals website hit by major security breach
LivingSocial said names, email addresses, dates of birth and encrypted passwords were all accessed in the security breach.
# Sex Offender
Police warn public about missing sex offender
Police are appealing to Joseph McCabe to hand himself in – and are warning the public not to approach him.
# Explainer
Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you?
What exactly does ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ mean? And after breaches for LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.fm this week, how can you make your password stronger?
# Fishing
Fishing vessel detained by Naval Service
The British registered boat allegedly breached fishing regulations.