Ca: Employee charged in 407 ETR data breach involving 60,000 customers
Canadian Press reports:
An employee from a company that operates a well-traveled toll road in southern Ontario has been charged in a major breach of customer data.
York Regional Police allege the 407 Express Toll Route employee used a company computer to access and compile a list of names, addresses and phone numbers of 60,000 customers in specific areas.
Read more on National Post. The investigation reportedly began in May, 2018. The data theft appears to be somehow linked to the resignation of a Progressive Conservative candidate, but none of the news sources specifically suggest that the data were misused for electioneering purposes, so I’m not sure what the connection is.