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# personal-information - Monday 17 May, 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 7,076 Views 10 Comments

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

# personal-information - Sunday 31 March, 2019

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 16,015 Views 14 Comments

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

# personal-information - Friday 3 July, 2015

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 10,467 Views 24 Comments

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

# personal-information - Friday 28 November, 2014

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 4,333 Views 4 Comments

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

# personal-information - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

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 14,649 Views 43 Comments

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

# personal-information - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

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 67 Views 17 Comments

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

# personal-information - Monday 28 July, 2014

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 17,178 Views 13 Comments

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

# personal-information - Friday 30 May, 2014

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 12,974 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

# personal-information - Monday 19 May, 2014

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 4,360 Views 2 Comments

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

# personal-information - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

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 12,614 Views 25 Comments

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

# personal-information - Monday 22 July, 2013

Apple's developer site was hacked
# Hacked
# Hacked

Apple's developer site was hacked

Jul 22nd 2013, 10:23 AM 6,896 Views 9 Comments

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

# personal-information - Monday 17 June, 2013

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 5,799 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.

# personal-information - Saturday 1 December, 2012

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

Facebook ordered to remove sex offender monitoring page

Dec 1st 2012, 5:45 PM 12,168 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.