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More than 200 people affected by privacy breaches at Nova Scotia Health

Jack Julian reports: Another privacy breach at Nova Scotia Health has affected more than 200 people. In a release Tuesday, the province’s health authority said they are contacting 211 people by letter whose personal health information was “inappropriately accessed” in two unrelated incidents. The breaches took place at the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow,...

Class action proposed for victims of Central Health privacy breach

The Telegram reports: St. John’s lawyers Bob Buckingham and Eli Baker say they will launch a class-action lawsuit in relation to a recent privacy breach by a former employee of Central Health. Last week, officials with the health authority said an employee had inappropriately accessed the health records of 240 people online over a...

US provides new expanded set of espionage charges against former Twitter employees

Campbell Kwan reports: Fresh off dismissing spying charges against two former Twitter employees and another individual on Tuesday, the US government has unfurled a new superseding indictment that accuses the three individuals of even more offences. The two former Twitter employees, Ahmad Abouammo and Ali Alzabarah, and the third person named Ahmed Almutairi were originally charged...

Privacy Breach at Central Health

A notice posted to their site: Central Health is announcing today that a former employee has inappropriately accessed the health records of approximately 240 individuals. “Central Health would like to apologize to each person who has had their privacy breached”, said Andree Robichaud, President and CEO of Central Health. “We take confidentiality and privacy...