# data-breach - Today’s News
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# data-breach - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Searching questions need to be asked over what type of data the EU retains – and what it does with this data, writes David Moloney.
# data-breach - Friday 15 November, 2013
In countries lucky enough not to have suffered under a police state, data protection concerns do not always alarm the ordinary citizen. We need to wake up, writes Fergal Crehan.
The data breach has affected up to 1.5 million customers across Europe. The gardaí and the Data Protection Commissioner are investigating.
# data-breach - Thursday 14 November, 2013
The Taoiseach and Minister of State for Tourism are calling for companies to put extra resources into protecting customer’s card details.
# data-breach - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
The ‘Contact Us’ form on the new website was not refreshing as quickly as it should have and so details of users remained when the next users went to fill it in.
An initial inspection report has found that the names, addresses and other details of some 1.12 million clients have also been compromised.
More details of a major security breach have appeared this morning.
# data-breach - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
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
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
Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.
# data-breach - Friday 23 August, 2013
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
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
The website allows unemployed users to upload a CV to be matched to suitable job openings.
# data-breach - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
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
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
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
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
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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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
Usernames and passwords were compromised in the attack on the exam support service.
# data-breach - Friday 10 February, 2012
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
Meanwhile, a Freephone number has been launched for Tallaght Hospital patients worried about their information.
# data-breach - Tuesday 21 June, 2011
An English teen is suspected of being involved in the ‘LulzSec’ hacking movement, which denies any involvement.
# data-breach - Wednesday 15 June, 2011
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
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
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
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
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
The recruitment website closes its online doors after the details of 400,000 members were apparently accessed yesterday.