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Update: Desjardins says data breach also affects 1.8-million credit cardholders

Frédéric Tomesco reports: The privacy breach at Mouvement Desjardins now extends to credit cardholders. About 1.8-million cardholders who are not Desjardins members may have had their personal information compromised, chief executive officer Guy Cormier said Tuesday. The rogue employee at the centre of the leak — who has since been fired — had access to banking...

Hairmyres Hospital creep facing jail over data protection breach

East Kilbride News reports: A Hairmyres Hospital worker chatted up patients after breaching data protection rules to get contact details from their medical records. Andrew Stewart had access to patient files at two different medical facilities, and allegedly misused his access privileges to obtain contact data on female patients whom he would then contact....

Man pleads guilty in scheme that took millions from military members

Fox5 reports: A San Diego man has pleaded guilty to his role in a scheme that took millions of dollars from U.S. servicemembers by utilizing stolen identity information, the Department of Justice said Friday. Trorice Crawford, 32, entered his plea Thursday to one count of conspiracy to launder monetary instruments and faces up to...