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# data - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050

May 21st 2020, 9:37 AM 17,789 Views 70 Comments

Dublin, Louth and Clare are expected to be the most affected counties.

# data - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Are others really breaking the shutdown rules? Or is it just our perception?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Are others really breaking the shutdown rules? Or is it just our perception?

May 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 39,608 Views 44 Comments

Behavioural expert Dr Shane Timmons says our internal bias can dictate our perception of shutdown compliance.

# data - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Deal with broadband providers to help students learn at home doesn't cover Zoom website

Deal with broadband providers to help students learn at home doesn't cover Zoom website

May 7th 2020, 3:00 PM 17,255 Views 15 Comments

Many third-level institutions and schools are using video calling to home school during the crisis.

# data - Friday 10 April, 2020

The Explainer: What does the data tell us about Ireland's fight against coronavirus?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What does the data tell us about Ireland's fight against coronavirus?

Apr 10th 2020, 3:52 PM 38,018 Views 27 Comments

We speak to two experts about the issue.

Mobile and broadband capacity ramps up to deal with sharp surge in voice and data traffic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Mobile and broadband capacity ramps up to deal with sharp surge in voice and data traffic

Apr 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,108 Views 47 Comments

There has been increased pressure on the networks as more people work from home and connect with loved ones.

# data - Monday 24 February, 2020

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 1:17 PM 50,324 Views 0 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said the three central questions in the case “each involve difficult issues”.

# data - Friday 21 February, 2020

Your crash course in... the EU's grand plans for 'technological sovereignty'
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

Your crash course in... the EU's grand plans for 'technological sovereignty'

Feb 21st 2020, 2:41 PM 334 Views 0 Comments

The European Commission unveiled a slate of proposals this week on data rules and AI.

# data - Friday 29 November, 2019

Power-hungry data centres are here to stay - what does that mean for Ireland's renewable targets?

Power-hungry data centres are here to stay - what does that mean for Ireland's renewable targets?

Nov 29th 2019, 11:05 AM 312 Views 1 Comment

The energy industry is “due for a change”. That could bring an opportunity.

# data - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Meet the man behind Diaceutics, the data company helping people access life-saving drugs
# Interview
# Interview

Meet the man behind Diaceutics, the data company helping people access life-saving drugs

Nov 7th 2019, 11:01 AM 319 Views 1 Comment

Peter Keeling took the Belfast company public in March and is changing testing for precision medicine.

# data - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Analysis: How the threat of red cards could be favouring teams who offload
# Jouez
From The42
# Jouez

Analysis: How the threat of red cards could be favouring teams who offload

Oct 9th 2019, 5:30 PM 8,971 Views 25 Comments

Eoin Toolan examines the All Blacks’ support play to explain their effectiveness in offloading.

# data - Friday 4 October, 2019

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse
# Message Encryption
# Message Encryption

Facebook warned that new privacy rules could aid terrorism and child abuse

Oct 4th 2019, 11:37 AM 11,588 Views 15 Comments

The social media network has been dogged by several privacy scandals in recent years.

# data - Friday 16 August, 2019

Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications

Aug 16th 2019, 12:07 AM 34,725 Views 81 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has found that there is no lawful basis for retaining information from PSC applications.

# data - Friday 2 August, 2019

Department seeks judicial review after watchdog rules child benefit data collection unlawful
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Department seeks judicial review after watchdog rules child benefit data collection unlawful

Aug 2nd 2019, 6:00 AM 13,389 Views 0 Comments

It comes after an individual made a complaint about the repeated requests to provide information to claim child benefit.

# data - Friday 19 July, 2019

540 jobs on the way as planning permission granted for €500 million data centre in Wicklow
# Echelon Data Centres
# Echelon Data Centres

540 jobs on the way as planning permission granted for €500 million data centre in Wicklow

Jul 19th 2019, 11:31 AM 46,500 Views 50 Comments

Echelon Data Centres was granted permission for the facility to be built at the Avoca River Business Park.

# data - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Facebook set for $5 billion fine in the US over privacy and data protection failings
# Social Media
# Social Media

Facebook set for $5 billion fine in the US over privacy and data protection failings

Jul 13th 2019, 8:10 AM 7,335 Views 36 Comments

It’ll be the largest penalty ever imposed by the US Federal Trade Commission over privacy violations.

# data - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin

Jun 26th 2019, 7:30 PM 24,049 Views 74 Comments

When women cyclists were surveyed, here’s what they had to say about travelling by bike.

# data - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case
# Mobile Phones
# Mobile Phones

Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case

Jun 4th 2019, 2:46 PM 26,831 Views 0 Comments

The Supreme Court said that the case “raises complex and novel questions of constitutional and EU law”.

# data - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Irish users urged to download latest version of WhatsApp after phones infected with spyware through missed calls
# Spyware
# Spyware

Irish users urged to download latest version of WhatsApp after phones infected with spyware through missed calls

Updated May 14th 2019, 1:00 PM 48,067 Views 30 Comments

The DPC said that it had been informed by WhatsApp about a “serious vulnerability” on its platform.

# data - Monday 29 April, 2019

UK police forces to ask rape victims to hand in mobile phones for investigation
# Digital Privacy
# Digital Privacy

UK police forces to ask rape victims to hand in mobile phones for investigation

Apr 29th 2019, 12:39 PM 20,800 Views 46 Comments

Concerns have been raised by victims groups about new consent forms.

# data - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use the same password for all your online accounts?

Apr 27th 2019, 10:15 AM 25,605 Views 62 Comments

The Data Protection Commission launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage.

# data - 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 10,337 Views 21 Comments

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

# data - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

Facebook admits its staff had access to millions of users' passwords

Mar 21st 2019, 5:28 PM 15,442 Views 31 Comments

It said the passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers.

# data - 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 12,577 Views 16 Comments

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

# data - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Aer Lingus exposed over 100 job applicants' details in an email blunder
# Data
# Data

Aer Lingus exposed over 100 job applicants' details in an email blunder

Feb 9th 2019, 8:31 AM 23,976 Views 20 Comments

Candidates’ email addresses were accidentally shared with other jobseekers.

# data - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Bug allows Facetime users to listen to and, in some cases, watch a person before they answer call
# Apple
# Apple

Bug allows Facetime users to listen to and, in some cases, watch a person before they answer call

Jan 29th 2019, 8:37 AM 11,439 Views 12 Comments

Apple is working to fix the issue.

# data - Monday 28 January, 2019

Data watchdog seeks urgent meeting with Facebook over plans to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger
# Data Concerns
# Data Concerns

Data watchdog seeks urgent meeting with Facebook over plans to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger

Jan 28th 2019, 5:09 PM 19,656 Views 45 Comments

Facebook is said to be planning to integrate its various message platforms, but the Data Protection Commissioner wants clarity.

# data - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Suspect arrested over major data leak targeting German officials including Angela Merkel
# Hacked
# Hacked

Suspect arrested over major data leak targeting German officials including Angela Merkel

Jan 8th 2019, 9:11 AM 7,549 Views 21 Comments

The information comprised addresses, phone numbers, letters, invoices and copies of identity documents.

# data - Friday 30 November, 2018

Marriott International says up to 500 million hotel guests affected by hack
# Data Hack
# Data Hack

Marriott International says up to 500 million hotel guests affected by hack

Nov 30th 2018, 2:06 PM 11,110 Views 6 Comments

Marriott was alerted on 8 September that there has been an attempt to hack their reservation database in the US.

# data - 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 13,878 Views 17 Comments

All students who may have been impacted have been notified.

# data - Thursday 30 August, 2018

'I hit my best speed time in six years' - Rob Kearney beats the fear of injury
# Fit And Firing
From The42
# Fit And Firing

'I hit my best speed time in six years' - Rob Kearney beats the fear of injury

Aug 30th 2018, 7:15 AM 12,464 Views 11 Comments

The Leinster fullback could relate to Michael Owen’s recent honesty about injuries.

# data - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Google records people's movements even when told not to
# Location History
# Location History

Google records people's movements even when told not to

Aug 14th 2018, 3:01 PM 22,069 Views 43 Comments

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

# data - 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 8,344 Views 30 Comments

The Irish News says it has seen the data.

# data - 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 23,339 Views 27 Comments

People who purchased, or attempted to purchase, tickets between February and 23 June 2018 could be at risk.

# data - 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 8,995 Views 7 Comments

The attack attempted to compromise 5.9 million customer payment cards.

# data - 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 10,439 Views 8 Comments

500 million people were affected by the breach.

# data - Friday 25 May, 2018

Some US news websites have been blocked by the new EU data law
# GDPR
# GDPR

Some US news websites have been blocked by the new EU data law

May 25th 2018, 2:59 PM 23,575 Views 33 Comments

The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect today.

# data - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Would you let your fridge do the Big Shop for you? The future of your personal data
# Future Focus
# Future Focus

Would you let your fridge do the Big Shop for you? The future of your personal data

May 20th 2018, 8:00 AM 9,855 Views 10 Comments

Or would you sell your personal information to the highest bidder? (If you haven’t already.)

# data - 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 94,058 Views 28 Comments

The BBC reports that two staff members were disciplined on the same date Sheeran was admitted.

# data - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Facebook announces a ban of all Eighth referendum ads from foreign sources
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Facebook announces a ban of all Eighth referendum ads from foreign sources

May 8th 2018, 1:33 PM 11,700 Views 59 Comments

Facebook said that it will not allow any ads coming from foreign sources which are deemed to be “attempting to influence the outcome of the vote on May 25″.

# data - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Twitter urges users to change passwords after data 'unmasked'
# Data
# Data

Twitter urges users to change passwords after data 'unmasked'

May 3rd 2018, 10:12 PM 11,345 Views 5 Comments

Twitter says there’s no indication that there was a data breach.