Ca: 6,000 former high school students’ information exposed

Laura Cudworth reports:

About 6,000 former high school students had personal information compromised after a staff member at the Avon Maitland District School Board transferred the files electronically.

The board was alerted to the security breach, which lasted about five weeks, when a former student did a search of her own name and was able to access the information. She then contacted her old high school, said Steve Howe, manager of communications.

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