Ca: Nova Scotia Health Authority suffers data breach, nearly 3,000 patients possibly affected

Alexander Quon reports:

The Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is in the process of notifying nearly 3,000 people about a potential privacy breach involving personal health information, the organization announced on Monday.

The health authority says the breach was detected by its IT team on May 13, 2019, after an employee’s email account was compromised due to a phishing attack on May 8, 2019.

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