Ie: Details of 500,000 GAA members compromised

The GAA [Gaelic Athletic Association – Dissent] has confirmed that the personal details of over 500,000 members have been compromised following a data breach.

Servasport, which maintains the GAA database, revealed that there had been ‘unauthorised access’ to its database.

The database contains the names and addresses of 501,786 members.

Details include 288,511 dates of birth, 107,212 mobile phone numbers, 63,695 landline numbers and 30,171 email addresses.

The GAA says the database contained references to medical conditions of 544 members.

167,157 of the members on the database are under 18 years of age.

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Via @keepitsafe

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