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#Data Breach

# data-breach - Monday 17 August, 2020

Tusla suffers 23 'high risk' data breaches - including stolen files and loss of devices - since last year
# Child And Family Agency
# 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 14,238 Views 9 Comments

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

# data-breach - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online

Dec 28th 2019, 7:29 PM 20,203 Views 17 Comments

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

# data-breach - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 5:29 PM 9,499 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-breach - Sunday 18 August, 2019

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

Data Protection Commission notified over 2018 breach by State Examinations Commission

Aug 18th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,352 Views 7 Comments

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

# data-breach - Friday 26 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 26th 2019, 6:06 PM 10,318 Views 21 Comments

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

# data-breach - Thursday 11 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 11th 2019, 9:00 PM 25,885 Views 9 Comments

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

# data-breach - Monday 18 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 18th 2019, 8:23 AM 12,567 Views 16 Comments

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

# data-breach - Friday 1 February, 2019

Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# 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 73,727 Views 209 Comments

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

# data-breach - Thursday 20 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 20th 2018, 7:30 AM 12,630 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.

# data-breach - Saturday 15 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 15th 2018, 7:30 AM 27,839 Views 23 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has been informed of the incident.

# data-breach - Monday 19 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 19th 2018, 7:39 PM 13,868 Views 17 Comments

All students who may have been impacted have been notified.

# data-breach - Monday 1 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 1st 2018, 10:40 PM 6,589 Views 5 Comments

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

# data-breach - Saturday 29 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 29th 2018, 2:25 PM 10,689 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-breach - Thursday 27 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 27th 2018, 11:55 AM 22,241 Views 30 Comments

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

# data-breach - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:16 AM 25,094 Views 46 Comments

Gardaí and the Data Protection Commissioner have been notified.

# data-breach - Friday 20 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 20th 2018, 8:35 AM 8,338 Views 31 Comments

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
# Security
# Security

Ticketmaster warns Irish customers may have been affected by data breach

Jun 27th 2018, 10:23 PM 23,322 Views 29 Comments

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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

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

Jun 13th 2018, 11:30 AM 8,986 Views 7 Comments

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
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Data Protection Commissioner concludes investigation into Yahoo over massive data breach

Jun 7th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,436 Views 8 Comments

500 million people were affected by the breach.

# data-breach - Saturday 19 May, 2018

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

Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data

May 19th 2018, 7:42 PM 94,049 Views 27 Comments

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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

INM board 'horrified' at the idea data was accessed

May 18th 2018, 8:35 AM 6,597 Views 0 Comments

The company holds its AGM today.

# data-breach - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

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

Cambridge Analytica shuts down amid Facebook data crisis

May 2nd 2018, 8:10 PM 13,732 Views 38 Comments

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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school

Apr 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,803 Views 24 Comments

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
# Data
# Data

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

Apr 17th 2018, 6:29 PM 12,091 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
# Media
# Media

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

Apr 17th 2018, 4:35 PM 6,304 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
# More Questions No Answers

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

Apr 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 7,237 Views 11 Comments

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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

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

Apr 13th 2018, 7:24 PM 4,549 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
# Bank Documents

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

Apr 13th 2018, 12:10 AM 10,815 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.

# data-breach - Thursday 12 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 12th 2018, 5:32 PM 6,104 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

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

Apr 11th 2018, 1:31 PM 5,625 Views 0 Comments

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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

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

Apr 9th 2018, 6:28 PM 12,184 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Apr 6th 2018, 3:29 PM 12,353 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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

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

Apr 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,307 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

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

Apr 5th 2018, 9:45 PM 19,200 Views 67 Comments

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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

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

Apr 5th 2018, 6:42 PM 5,634 Views 25 Comments

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
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach

Apr 4th 2018, 8:24 PM 25,558 Views 31 Comments

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?
# Independent News And Media
# Independent News And Media

Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:45 PM 73,322 Views 0 Comments

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
# Data
# Data

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

Apr 3rd 2018, 1:02 PM 15,085 Views 36 Comments

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
# Cambridge Analytica

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

Mar 21st 2018, 8:04 PM 16,370 Views 33 Comments

“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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

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

Mar 20th 2018, 8:56 AM 11,229 Views 23 Comments

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

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