The Irish National Teacher’s Organisation suffers breach affecting up to 30,000 teachers

Conor Donnelly reports:

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) warns that personal details of up to 30,000 teachers in Ireland may be at risk because of a breach.

Teachers who completed online courses on the INTO’s learning website ( in the past few years, including retired teachers who had booked retirement planning courses, may be affected.

The union has announced that the breach occurred last week and allowed hackers to access names, email addresses, city, country, gender and course information. In a limited number of cases, hackers also accessed mobile numbers, school roll number, role in school, INTO membership number and Teaching Council registration number.

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