Tusla says 20,000 people had their data stolen in HSE hack

The agency will begin contacting people whose personal information was stolen during the 2021 cyberattack

The bulk of those impacted were using Tusla’s services. Photo: Eamonn Farrell/

Tusla, the government’s child and family agency, has said that the personal information of people using its services and some of its staff was stolen during the 2021 HSE cyberattack.

In total, around 20,000 people were affected, with the bulk coming from people using Tusla services.

The information includes referrals made to Tusla, reports and correspondence with service users along with personal information on staff.

The agency said that there is no evidence at present ...