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#personal information

# personal-information - Last year 2021

Almost half of Irish people are concerned about sharing personal information online
# Global Research
# Global Research

Almost half of Irish people are concerned about sharing personal information online

May 17th 2021, 12:36 PM 7,182 Views 10 Comments

This is a decline of 8% from 2019 to 2020, placing Ireland close to the global average of 45%.

# personal-information - All time

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone
# Personal Information
# Personal Information

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

Mar 31st 2019, 1:29 PM 16,036 Views 14 Comments

Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.

Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy?

Jul 3rd 2015, 9:41 AM 10,483 Views 24 Comments

Most people are aware of privacy settings on social media sites but is it something you worry about?

Twitter is now keeping track of the apps you download - and it's all because of ads
# Tailored
# Tailored

Twitter is now keeping track of the apps you download - and it's all because of ads

Nov 28th 2014, 12:55 PM 4,344 Views 4 Comments

Users will be able to opt of the scheme that tracks which other apps are downloaded.

The Irish government is asking for more and more user data from Facebook
# Profile Picture
# Profile Picture

The Irish government is asking for more and more user data from Facebook

Nov 5th 2014, 9:13 AM 14,667 Views 43 Comments

The growth in requests is more than double the global average.

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them
# Online Security
# Online Security

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:00 PM 88 Views 17 Comments

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

Revenue scam warning: Here's what fraudulent tax websites can look like
# Scam
# Scam

Revenue scam warning: Here's what fraudulent tax websites can look like

Jul 28th 2014, 6:29 PM 17,213 Views 13 Comments

Scam sites copy details from authentic websites in an attempt to con unsuspecting users out of important personal information.

Google now has a form for those who want to be 'forgotten'
# Links
# Links

Google now has a form for those who want to be 'forgotten'

May 30th 2014, 9:10 AM 13,208 Views 18 Comments

If follows a European Court of Justice ruling that individuals have the right to have links to information about them deleted from searches

New feature lets you 'ask' your Facebook friends about their relationship status
# Don't Ask
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Ask

New feature lets you 'ask' your Facebook friends about their relationship status

May 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,371 Views 2 Comments

A new ‘ask’ button has popped up on Facebook pages – here’s what it’s all about.

Scammers are going 'phishing' for Revenue customer details
# Delete Delete Delete
# Delete Delete Delete

Scammers are going 'phishing' for Revenue customer details

Feb 11th 2014, 10:48 AM 12,633 Views 25 Comments

Fake emails headed “Notice of Tax Return. Client No.” are being sent from accounts purporting to be from the Revenue Commissioners.

Apple's developer site was hacked
# Hacked
# Hacked

Apple's developer site was hacked

Jul 22nd 2013, 10:23 AM 6,916 Views 9 Comments

Apple says an intruder attempted to secure the personal information of some of the registered developers from the site.

Apple does not collect 'a mountain of personal details'
# Apple
# Apple

Apple does not collect 'a mountain of personal details'

Jun 17th 2013, 10:29 AM 5,811 Views 17 Comments

In a statement, Apple says authorities ask for information mostly for police reasons – finding missing kids, tracking down vulnerable people, investigating crimes and preventing suicides.

Facebook ordered to remove sex offender monitoring page
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook ordered to remove sex offender monitoring page

Dec 1st 2012, 5:45 PM 12,219 Views 73 Comments

Facebook was given 72 hours to take down the original page which contained a photo and comments about a convicted sex offender.