European Data Protection Digest

Passport Numbers Made Public, Studyhub Breached

DATA LOSS—IRELAND

February 24, 2012

A travel agency says a number of customers' personal data was breached because of a security flaw on its website. Go4Less.ie says the data--which included passport numbers, phone numbers and addresses--was made public for a short time, but the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has confirmed that the agency has rectified the problem. The agency will provide a full report to the office, reports TheJournal.ie. Meanwhile, more than 8,000 users of Eircom's Studyhub service may have been affected by a data breach last week.  
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