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#Data Breach

# data-breach - Thursday 30 May, 2013

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

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

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

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

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 Exclusive

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

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

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# data-breach - Friday 31 August, 2012

Airtricity under investigation after disclosure of customer information

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

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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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

Personal info of YouPorn chat service users compromised, says company

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

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

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

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

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

# data-breach - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

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DCU apologises for data protection breach

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

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

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

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

Data breach at Trinity College Dublin

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

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