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#Data Breach

# 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 16,032 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 12,477 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 13,376 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 11,468 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 14,904 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 3,673 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 9,243 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 5,610 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 21,856 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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Sep 11th 2012, 8:42 AM 8,370 Views 13 Comments

Good morning! Here are 9 things to know as you start your day…

# 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 6,093 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 14,350 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 4,690 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 3,383 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 417 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 1,027 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 1,936 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 811 Views 0 Comments

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