Ca: Some Brampton Residents Affected by Serious Privacy Breach

Rajpreet Sahota reports:

Some Brampton residents have had their private information leaked in the wake of a privacy breach, the Region of Peel says.

The Region of Peel announced that there was a breach of personal information on June 8, 2018.

On March 13, the personal information of approximately 13,000 individuals on a wait list for Regional services was mistakenly posted on a mapping subscription-based website used for creating and sharing digital maps. People with a subscription account could access the information. The names, addresses and the family size was labelled on the site as “Resident Waitlist” in the form of a map.

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