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#Data

# data - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

# data - Monday 28 January, 2019

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

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

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

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

All students who may have been impacted have been notified.

# data - Thursday 30 August, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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

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