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#Data Breach

# data-breach - Thursday 3 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 3rd 2021, 1:20 PM 29,579 Views 30 Comments

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

# data-breach - Friday 21 May, 2021

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

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

Updated May 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 32,475 Views 28 Comments

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

# data-breach - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Personal data of MyHome.ie customers 'inadvertently' leaked online
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

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

May 19th 2021, 9:38 AM 33,956 Views 18 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has been notified.

# data-breach - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Data Protection Commission launches probe into Facebook over user data breach
# Millions Affected
# Millions Affected

Data Protection Commission launches probe into Facebook over user data breach

Apr 14th 2021, 4:16 PM 8,400 Views 10 Comments

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

# data-breach - Thursday 25 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 25th 2021, 4:12 PM 21,415 Views 12 Comments

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

# data-breach - Thursday 11 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 11th 2021, 6:22 PM 168,889 Views 81 Comments

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

# 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 14,511 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 20,235 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 9,559 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 17,384 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 10,348 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 25,992 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 12,589 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 73,819 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 12,644 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 27,925 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 13,882 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 6,597 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 10,695 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-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 22,263 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 25,129 Views 47 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 8,349 Views 30 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 23,351 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 9,005 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 10,445 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 94,062 Views 28 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 6,598 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 13,740 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 23,822 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 12,097 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 6,318 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 7,257 Views 14 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 4,564 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
# Bank Documents

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

Apr 13th 2018, 12:10 AM 10,821 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 6,111 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 5,629 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 12,200 Views 57 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 12,361 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 10,312 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 19,206 Views 67 Comments

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

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