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#Data Breach

# data-breach - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Breach on new driving licence website affects 721 people
# Driving Licence
# Driving Licence

Breach on new driving licence website affects 721 people

Nov 12th 2013, 9:40 PM 27,893 Views 70 Comments

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.

Over 500,000 potentially affected by loyalty scheme breach
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Over 500,000 potentially affected by loyalty scheme breach

Nov 12th 2013, 8:55 PM 14,160 Views 32 Comments

An initial inspection report has found that the names, addresses and other details of some 1.12 million clients have also been compromised.

Poll: Do you have concerns about using your credit card online?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have concerns about using your credit card online?

Nov 12th 2013, 9:42 AM 9,640 Views 61 Comments

More details of a major security breach have appeared this morning.

# data-breach - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Supervalu warns 38,000 customers over possible data breach
# Getawaybreaks
# Getawaybreaks

Supervalu warns 38,000 customers over possible data breach

Nov 5th 2013, 4:26 PM 16,038 Views 15 Comments

A potential security breach was uncovered at a loyalty-programme company that runs the “Getawaybreaks” promotion for the supermarket chain. The Data Protection Commissioner has been informed.

# data-breach - Monday 7 October, 2013

Eleven breaches of patient data at HSE hospitals in six months
# Confidential
# Confidential

Eleven breaches of patient data at HSE hospitals in six months

Oct 7th 2013, 10:48 PM 12,497 Views 35 Comments

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.

# data-breach - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 27th 2013, 11:00 PM 13,377 Views 13 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.

# data-breach - Friday 23 August, 2013

Data breach involving payments to current and former IBRC staff
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

Data breach involving payments to current and former IBRC staff

Aug 23rd 2013, 7:26 PM 11,473 Views 11 Comments

Dozens of current and former staff at the former Anglo Irish Bank have been affected by the data breach.

# data-breach - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Ming: Shatter released info about me, but I'm not saying what that info is
# Ming V Shatter
# Ming V Shatter

Ming: Shatter released info about me, but I'm not saying what that info is

May 30th 2013, 7:40 PM 14,906 Views 61 Comments

Independent TD Luke Ming Flanagan would not discuss the substance of a complaint he has made to the Data Protection Commissioner about the Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

# data-breach - Friday 21 December, 2012

UK: Jobseekers could be remotely monitored on compulsory website
# Benefit Claimants
# Benefit Claimants

UK: Jobseekers could be remotely monitored on compulsory website

Dec 21st 2012, 10:22 AM 3,679 Views 20 Comments

The website allows unemployed users to upload a CV to be matched to suitable job openings.

# data-breach - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

O2 admits to loss of tape which could have customers’ personal data
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

O2 admits to loss of tape which could have customers’ personal data

Dec 4th 2012, 8:55 PM 9,245 Views 31 Comments

The mobile phone company, which has 1.6 million customers in Ireland, says there is a “low risk to customer data privacy” and says the tape is likely to be still in an O2 building.

# data-breach - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Data Protection Commissioner investigating secondary schools' security flaw
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Data Protection Commissioner investigating secondary schools' security flaw

Oct 23rd 2012, 7:05 AM 5,614 Views 18 Comments

The data watchdog has asked the manufacturer of potentially vulnerable software to provide a full list of affected schools.

# data-breach - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Irish pupils' records at risk in major data protection threat
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Irish pupils' records at risk in major data protection threat

Oct 20th 2012, 9:34 PM 21,864 Views 63 Comments

A single username and password can be used to log into dozens of school management systems, TheJournal.ie can reveal.

# data-breach - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Breaches of patient information addressed by new guidelines
# Privacy
# Privacy

Breaches of patient information addressed by new guidelines

Sep 13th 2012, 7:45 PM 3,048 Views 1 Comment

HIQA issues document for health and social care workers to try to prevent privacy of patient data being breached.

# data-breach - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

# data-breach - Friday 31 August, 2012

Airtricity under investigation after disclosure of customer information
# Airtricity
# Airtricity

Airtricity under investigation after disclosure of customer information

Aug 31st 2012, 4:12 PM 7,947 Views 23 Comments

The utility company claimed the matter was no longer under investigation but the Data Protection Commissioner has confirmed its investigation is ongoing.

# data-breach - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 22nd 2012, 8:10 PM 6,097 Views 3 Comments

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…

Personal info of YouPorn chat service users compromised, says company
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Personal info of YouPorn chat service users compromised, says company

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:34 PM 14,374 Views 35 Comments

It is not clear how many people were potentially affected by the breach of the chat service affiliated to the popular pornography website.

# data-breach - Friday 17 February, 2012

More than 8,000 Eircom StudyHub customers hacked in data breach
# Eircom
# Eircom

More than 8,000 Eircom StudyHub customers hacked in data breach

Feb 17th 2012, 6:58 PM 4,694 Views 11 Comments

Usernames and passwords were compromised in the attack on the exam support service.

# data-breach - Friday 10 February, 2012

Eircom criticised by DPC over slow reporting of laptop data breach
# Security
# Security

Eircom criticised by DPC over slow reporting of laptop data breach

Feb 10th 2012, 9:15 AM 3,386 Views 31 Comments

Bank account details of some 550 customers may be at risk as Eircom has only now revealed a data breach that occurred last year.

# data-breach - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Hospital data breach wider than Tallaght, says CEO: report
# Tallaght Hospital
# Tallaght Hospital

Hospital data breach wider than Tallaght, says CEO: report

Aug 4th 2011, 9:35 AM 1,009 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, a Freephone number has been launched for Tallaght Hospital patients worried about their information.

# data-breach - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking
# LulzSec
# LulzSec

19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking

Jun 21st 2011, 10:14 PM 421 Views 2 Comments

An English teen is suspected of being involved in the ‘LulzSec’ hacking movement, which denies any involvement.

# data-breach - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

DCU apologises for data protection breach
# DCU
# DCU

DCU apologises for data protection breach

Jun 15th 2011, 4:33 PM 1,031 Views 3 Comments

A survey sent out to employers of DCU graduates allowed all recipients to view the entire mailing list. DCU says the incident was a genuine mistake.

# data-breach - Thursday 9 June, 2011

US Citigroup customers targeted by hackers
# Hackers
# Hackers

US Citigroup customers targeted by hackers

Jun 9th 2011, 1:26 PM 281 Views 0 Comments

The credit and debit card information of a large number of Citi customers has been compromised. The bank said it discovered the breach during routine monitoring.

# data-breach - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Hackers target Nintendo but company says no data has been lost
# Oh No Mario!
# Oh No Mario!

Hackers target Nintendo but company says no data has been lost

Jun 5th 2011, 5:46 PM 293 Views 1 Comment

The makers of the Wii console revealed details of the attack today in what is the latest in a series of breaches targeting big brands.

# data-breach - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Sony to resume some PlayStation services following data breach
# Playstation
# Playstation

Sony to resume some PlayStation services following data breach

May 1st 2011, 11:30 AM 540 Views 0 Comments

The company said that some services would resume this week but it would take until the end of the month for a full reboot.

# data-breach - Friday 29 April, 2011

Data breach at Trinity College Dublin
# TCD
# TCD

Data breach at Trinity College Dublin

Apr 29th 2011, 5:45 PM 1,937 Views 0 Comments

Personal information was made available on a local college network, but Trinity says it doesn’t believe that privacy was compromised.

# data-breach - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

RecruitIreland offline after 400,000 email addresses hit in data breach
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

RecruitIreland offline after 400,000 email addresses hit in data breach

Feb 9th 2011, 9:05 AM 813 Views 0 Comments

The recruitment website closes its online doors after the details of 400,000 members were apparently accessed yesterday.