Dec 062018
 December 6, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Orla O’Donnell reports: Convicted murderer Graham Dwyer has won his legal action against the Garda Commissioner and the State over data from mobile phones. The ruling could have implications for many other criminal cases and investigations. The High Court found that the Irish legislation, which allows data from mobile phones to be retained [Read More…]

Dec 062018
 December 6, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Thomas Brewster reports: The Syrian Electronic Army was causing carnage half a decade ago. Outside of attacking the U.S. government and major publications like Forbes, two of the hacker crew’s chief operators even made it onto the FBI’s Most Wanted list. But the SEA hasn’t made headlines in some time, largely [Read More…]

Dec 052018
 December 5, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

A former headteacher has been fined in court for unlawfully obtaining school children’s personal data from previous schools where he worked. Darren Harrison of Twickenham, obtained the information from two primary schools were he had worked, and uploaded it to his then current school’s server. As he had no lawful [Read More…]