Electric Ireland Data Breach: What You Need to Know

​​ Recently Electric Ireland reported that an employee from a contracted company have improperly accessed thousands of customer accounts, potentially putting into risk their personal and financial information. While Electric Ireland assures that only a small fraction of its vast customer base has been affected, the potential misuse of personal and financial data is a [...]

DPC nearing decisions on social media giants

Perhaps coincidental or a mark of intent on the week of the second anniversary of the GDPR, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) released some significant updates on their investigations in to the data protection practices of a number of the "big tech" social media companies. The DPC has been subject to much scrutiny coming [...]

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Easyjet Data Breach: Will it cost millions?

On 19th May, 2020, Easyjet, a budget airline based in UK, published a statement announcing that it had "been the target of an attack from a highly sophisticated source” and had suffered a data breach as a result. The airline company admitted that the data breach affects approximately 9 million customers. Investigation revealed that details [...]

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