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# 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 12,488 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 22,075 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 8,352 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 23,374 Views 29 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 9,018 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 10,452 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 23,600 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 9,882 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 94,076 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 11,719 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 11,349 Views 5 Comments

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

# data - 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 13,749 Views 38 Comments

Cambridge Analytica sought information on Facebook to build psychological profiles on a large portion of the US electorate.

# data - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

UK threatens to issue Zuckerberg with formal summons as he declined to appear to testify
# Data Row
# Data Row

UK threatens to issue Zuckerberg with formal summons as he declined to appear to testify

May 1st 2018, 4:49 PM 12,149 Views 33 Comments

Ignoring a formal summons could invite action by the House of Commons in the UK.

Concerns over mystery Facebook ads claiming to offer 'unbiased facts' on Eighth Referendum
# Data
# Data

Concerns over mystery Facebook ads claiming to offer 'unbiased facts' on Eighth Referendum

May 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 28,111 Views 161 Comments

Facebook users were targeted over the weekend with advertisements directing them to a website which has since disappeared.

# data - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe
# New Data Rules
# New Data Rules

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe

Apr 25th 2018, 8:04 AM 30,204 Views 28 Comments

The previous minimum age was 13 years old.

# data - 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 12,127 Views 87 Comments

Two Facebook executives spoke before an Oireachtas committee this afternoon.

# data - Thursday 12 April, 2018

EU-US data deal on the line as High Court refers Facebook case to European court
# Max Schrems
# Max Schrems

EU-US data deal on the line as High Court refers Facebook case to European court

Apr 12th 2018, 2:42 PM 6,475 Views 0 Comments

The High Court today set out a number of questions which the European court must answer.

# data - 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 5,635 Views 0 Comments

The letter also details former chairperson of INM Leslie Buckley’s involvement in the breach.

# data - Friday 6 April, 2018

Facebook to create thousands of jobs making the site 'more accountable and transparent'
# Shared
# Shared

Facebook to create thousands of jobs making the site 'more accountable and transparent'

Apr 6th 2018, 9:28 PM 11,795 Views 41 Comments

To get authorised by Facebook, “advertisers will need to confirm their identity and location,” the statement said.

# data - 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 19,213 Views 67 Comments

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

Cambridge Analytica: UK regulator probing Facebook over data used in political campaigns
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Cambridge Analytica: UK regulator probing Facebook over data used in political campaigns

Apr 5th 2018, 6:42 PM 5,646 Views 25 Comments

Facebook has admitted that data of up to 87 million users was shared with Cambridge Analytica.

# data - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach

Apr 4th 2018, 8:24 PM 25,583 Views 31 Comments

It was previously thought that 50 million users had been affected.

# data - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Gay dating app Grindr under fire after revelation it shared users' HIV status with third parties
# Data
# Data

Gay dating app Grindr under fire after revelation it shared users' HIV status with third parties

Apr 3rd 2018, 1:02 PM 15,109 Views 36 Comments

Grindr said in a statement that sharing data with the specific third parties was “industry practice”.

# data - Monday 2 April, 2018

Zuckerberg says Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix data privacy issues
# Facebook
# Facebook

Zuckerberg says Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix data privacy issues

Apr 2nd 2018, 3:40 PM 12,148 Views 33 Comments

He rejected criticism of Apple’s Tim Cook who argued Facebook got into trouble because it was so focused on monetising people’s data.

# data - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'Any possibility of a threesome?': The growing use of text messages in Ireland's criminal investigations
# Evidence
# Evidence

'Any possibility of a threesome?': The growing use of text messages in Ireland's criminal investigations

Mar 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 59,207 Views 0 Comments

Experts say there is a huge amount of valuable data on a person’s phone that can be used if they are accused of a crime.

# data - Friday 23 March, 2018

Offices of Cambridge Analytica raided by UK information commissioner
# London
# London

Offices of Cambridge Analytica raided by UK information commissioner

Mar 23rd 2018, 10:10 PM 9,708 Views 31 Comments

Around 18 enforcement agents entered the company’s London headquarters at around 8pm to execute the warrant.

# data - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users

Mar 21st 2018, 8:04 PM 16,381 Views 28 Comments

“I started Facebook, and at the end of the day I’m responsible for what happens on our platform.”

Policing Authority denies it 'told tales' on garda civilian staff who raised concerns
# Homicide Figures
# Homicide Figures

Policing Authority denies it 'told tales' on garda civilian staff who raised concerns

Mar 21st 2018, 1:51 PM 11,523 Views 9 Comments

The analysts said they were pressured to sign off on inaccurate data.

'I am being used as a scapegoat': Academic who mined Facebook data for Cambridge Analytica
# Aleksandr Kogan
# Aleksandr Kogan

'I am being used as a scapegoat': Academic who mined Facebook data for Cambridge Analytica

Mar 21st 2018, 10:02 AM 13,853 Views 40 Comments

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

Poll: Will you change your behaviour online because of the Cambridge Analytica scandal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you change your behaviour online because of the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

Mar 21st 2018, 8:41 AM 16,604 Views 54 Comments

It has been reported in recent days that Cambridge Analytica allegedly collected information from 50 million Facebook users.

'Your phone is a data goldmine': What you can do to protect yourself against data mining
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

'Your phone is a data goldmine': What you can do to protect yourself against data mining

Mar 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 28,741 Views 9 Comments

Experts say social media users need to pay attention to the information they agree to share.

# data - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner "following up" with Facebook over Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner "following up" with Facebook over Cambridge Analytica

Mar 20th 2018, 3:05 PM 22,108 Views 47 Comments

The London based firm has been credited with helping Donald Trump win the 2016 US Presidential election.

Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach

Mar 20th 2018, 8:56 AM 11,247 Views 23 Comments

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

# data - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk

Mar 18th 2018, 6:12 PM 8,783 Views 12 Comments

The social media platform has suspended Cambridge Analytica, which is best known for working on Donald Trump’s election campaign.

# data - Thursday 15 March, 2018

State does not accept Graham Dwyer's privacy was breached by use of mobile phone records in his trial
# Courts
# Courts

State does not accept Graham Dwyer's privacy was breached by use of mobile phone records in his trial

Mar 15th 2018, 6:39 PM 15,773 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer, 45, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.

# data - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Graham Dwyer told that his challenge against how phone records were used in his trial is 'misconceived'
# High Court
# High Court

Graham Dwyer told that his challenge against how phone records were used in his trial is 'misconceived'

Mar 14th 2018, 8:18 PM 28,725 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer is taking a case against Ireland’s data retention laws.

# data - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Library records of 20 people in Dublin edited to include sexually explicit information
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Library records of 20 people in Dublin edited to include sexually explicit information

Feb 27th 2018, 10:31 AM 32,644 Views 28 Comments

The details of the case were outlined Data Protection Commissioner’s annual report, published today.

# data - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Graham Dwyer objects to the way phone records were used in his murder trial
# Phone Records
# Phone Records

Graham Dwyer objects to the way phone records were used in his murder trial

Feb 20th 2018, 8:35 PM 26,151 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer, 45, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.

# data - Monday 29 January, 2018

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law
# Privacy
# Privacy

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law

Jan 29th 2018, 10:34 AM 10,625 Views 14 Comments

The social media giant has published its privacy principles for the first time.

Fitness tracking app gives away location of secret US military bases
# Tracking App
# Tracking App

Fitness tracking app gives away location of secret US military bases

Jan 29th 2018, 9:05 AM 36,059 Views 22 Comments

The app, made by Strava Labs, shows the movements of its app users around the world.