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No criminal charges filed in Revenu Québec data leak

Paul Cherry reports: No criminal charges will be filed in the investigation into how personal information pertaining to more than 23,000 Revenu Québec employees was transferred out of the provincial government agency’s data banks last year. Last summer, a 39-year-old Revenu Québec employee and her husband were arrested by the Sûreté du Québec in...

Ex-VA employee sentenced for leaking medical records

AP reports: A former Department of Veterans Affairs employee has been sentenced to six months in prison for leaking the medical records of Richard Ojeda as the former Army major was running for Congress in West Virginia. Jeffrey Miller of Huntington was sentenced Tuesday in federal court. Miller, 40, acknowledged accessing the medical records...

Data breach a concern after New Milford IT arrest

The town is striving to better protect its employees in the wake of a data breach this fall and the former information technology director’s arrest Friday. Kendrick Protzman, who served as the IT director from 2002 to 2019, is accused of releasing the personal information of current and former town employees when he was no...

Former employees held for data theft from pharma firm in Hyderabad

Express News Service reports: Four persons were arrested by the Cyber Crime wing of Cyberabad police for stealing confidential data from a pharma company. Using the patented data of the firm, the accused manufactured similar products at Visakhapatnam. The accused are Gunturu Srikanth Reddy, Mekala Krishna Reddy, Mekala Venkat Reddy and S Yogeswara Rao....